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Chickpea Salad

Chickpeas are a versatile, high protein, high fiber legume. They are delicious in hummus, stew, soup, dessert or in this plant-based alternative to tuna or chicken salad. There are a whopping 39g of protein in one cup of chickpeas!


1 can (15-ounce/425-g)            chickpeas, drained and      rinsed

2 stalks celery, finely             chopped

1 tablespoon sweet or dill     relish

3 tablespoons vegan             mayonnaise (store-bought        or homemade)

1 teaspoon yellow mustard

¼ teaspoon sea salt, or to taste

2 stalks


1 can


1 tbsp.


3 tbsp.


1 tsp.

yellow mustard

¼ tsp.

sea salt

Ready in 15 minutes

Serves 3

High Protein

High Fiber

  1. Using a food processor, pulse chickpeas to a soft, flaky consistency.

  2. Transfer to bowl and stir in mayo, mustard, relish and salt until combined.

  3. Taste and adjust the quantities to taste.

  4. Add celery.  

  5. Serve with toasted bread, on crackers, or on top of a leafy green salad.

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