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Easy Chickpea Salad

  • Author: Jocelyn Brown
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 1 hour chill time
  • Total Time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x


This easy chickpea salad recipe with lemon and parsley is so quick to put together and makes a perfect healthy side dish for your next BBQ cookout or a nice addition to any lunch or dinner any time of the year – not only in the summer!


  • 2 (15.5 oz) cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup flat-leaf parsley. chopped
  • 1 cup English cucumber, quartered and sliced
  • 2 cups grape tomatoes, quartered
  • ⅔ cup bell pepper, diced
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • Zest of 1 lemon
  • ¼ teaspoon cumin
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ½ teaspoon fresh ground black pepper


  1. In a large bowl, add the chickpeas, parsley, cucumber, tomatoes, and bell peppers.
  2. In a small bowl, make the salad dressing by whisking together the olive oil, lemon juice, lemon zest, cumin, garlic, salt, and pepper.
  3. Add the salad dressing to the chickpea and veggie and toss gently to coat.
  4. Chill the chickpea salad for an hour before serving.