Close up of Mediterranean Chickpea Salad in a blue and white bowl.
Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe
Prep Time
15 mins
Resting Time
30 mins
 

Simple, fresh, healthy and delicious! This easy Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is quick and easy to make. So perfect for picnics and potlucks!

Course: adult snack, Appetizer, Salad
Cuisine: American, Mediterranean, vegetarian
Keyword: balela, chickpea salad, salad
Servings: 12
Calories: 118 kcal
Author: Kellie
Ingredients
  • 1 15 ounce can Chickpeas rinsed and drained well
  • 1 15 ounce can Black Beans rinsed and drained well
  • 1 English Cucumber Chopped
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes sliced in half
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion
  • 1 cup green olives
  • 1/2 cup sliced black olives
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint optional
For the dressing:
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
  • 1/4 cup red wine vinegar
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1/2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • kosher salt and fresh black pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large bowl, toss together the chickpeas, black beans, cucumbers, tomatoes, olives, parsley and mint until well combined. Set aside.

  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the olive oil, vinegar, lemon juice, zest and garlic. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

  3. Pour the dressing over the salad and toss to combine.

  4. Cover the salad and transfer to the refrigerator for 30 minutes.

  5. Serve immediately or store in an airtight container until ready to serve.

Recipe Notes

This Mediterranean Chickpea Salad can be made up to 5 days in advance and stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts
Mediterranean Chickpea Salad Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 118 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 267mg 11%
Potassium 122mg 3%
Total Carbohydrates 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 1g 4%
Sugars 2g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 8.9%
Vitamin C 9.1%
Calcium 2.2%
Iron 2.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.