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A simple chickpea salad with chopped herbs and garlic on a small plate.

Simple Chickpea Salad

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 4
  • Category: Salad
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean
  • Diet: Vegan


A simple chickpea salad featuring fresh herbs and lemon that takes just minutes to make. Enjoy as a light main dish or healthy side.


  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh rosemary
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced (about 4 tbsp)
  • 1 cup finely chopped fresh parsley
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 15 oz cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed (about 3 cups)
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt, or more to taste
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper, or more to taste


  1. Add everything to a bowl and mix well.
  2. Serve right away. Store any leftovers in the fridge for up to 3 days.


Basil or dill work well as alternative herbs. For combinations, try dill and chives, parsley and chives, or basil on its own.

Keywords: simple chickpea salad, lemon chickpea salad