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Smashed Chickpea Salad

Smashed Chickpea Salad

Whether you need something portable for an outdoor event or something you can pack in a lunch for the kids, this chickpea salad is a great vegan alternative that everyone will love.
Servings: 4 cups
Servings 4 cups


  • 1 15oz can organic chickpeas, drained
  • 2 medium carrots diced small (yields about 1 cup)
  • 3 celery stalks, diced small (yields about ½ cup)
  • ½ cups fresh chopped cilantro or parsley
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds (optional)

For the dressing:


  • 1. Pulse chickpeas in the food processor a few times until they just start to break down
  • 2. Add diced carrots, celery and cilantro and pulse a few more times until all the ingredients are incorporated
  • 3. Transfer to a bowl and set aside
  • 4. To prepare the dressing, whisk all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy. Add to chickpea mixture and mix well. Add pumpkin seeds (if using) and refrigerate until ready to use
  • 5. Enjoy it on a sandwich, with crackers or on a bed of lettuce
    Recipe by May I have That Recipe