Simple Chickpea Salad (5 Minute Lunch!)


A 5-minute fast lunch idea! This simple chickpea salad is easy to throw together: the perfect healthy plant based desk lunch or quick fix dinner.

Simple Chickpea Salad (5 Minute Lunch!)

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Yield: 1 – 2 1x

Category: Lunch
Method: Raw
Cuisine: Mediterranean


  • 15-ounce can chickpeas (or 1 1/2 cups cooked)
  • 1/4 cup bell pepper, diced
  • 1/4 cup English cucumber, chopped
  • 1/2 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Fresh ground pepper
  • 1 pinch celery seed or fresh torn herbs (parsley, dill, basil, etc), optional
Simple Chickpea Salad (5 Minute Lunch!)


  1. Drain and rinse the chickpeas.
  2. Dice the bell pepper. Chop the cucumber (peel it if you’re using a standard cucumber; English cucumber doesn’t need to be peeled).
  3. In a bowl, mix together all ingredients. Taste and add salt as desired.

Simple Chickpea Salad (5 Minute Lunch!)

Nutrition Facts

Serves 2
Calories Per Serving: 196
9%Total Fat 7.1g
9%Total Carbohydrate 25.9g
30%Dietary Fiber 8.4g
Sugars 1g
18%Protein 9.1g
4%Vitamin A 31.7µg
27%Vitamin C 24.3mg
5%Calcium 66.4mg
13%Iron 2.3mg
0%Vitamin D 0µg
13%Magnesium 52.5mg
7%Potassium 317.6mg
54%Vitamin B6 0.9mg
0%Vitamin B12 0µg

Credit Article : https://www. acouplecooks .com/simple-chickpea-salad/
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