This Mexican Chickpea Salad recipe is fresh, easy to make and packed with healthy ingredients. Ready in only 15 minutes! (gluten free, vegetarian, vegan)
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Healthy Mexican Chickpea Salad

This Healthy Mexican Chickpea Salad recipe is fresh, easy to make and packed with nutritious ingredients ready in only 15 minutes! (gluten free + vegetarian + vegan)
Prep Time15 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: Mexican
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 245kcal
Author: Isabel Eats


For the chickpea salad

  • 2 15-ounce can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed (about 3 cups cooked chickpeas)
  • 3/4 cup finely diced red onions (about 1/2 large red onion)
  • 1 cup quartered cherry tomatoes
  • 1 large jalapeño, finely diced
  • 1/3 cup chopped cilantro
  • 1 avocado, diced

For the dressing

  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons white wine vinegar
  • 2 medium limes, juiced (about 1/4 cup lime juice)
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic (about 2 cloves)
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • 1 pinch of black pepper


  • In a large bowl, add chickpeas, red onions, cherry tomatoes, jalapeños, cilantro and avocados. Stir together and set aside.
  • For the dressing: in a small bowl, add olive oil, white wine vinegar, lime juice, minced garlic, salt and pepper. Whisk until combined.
  • Pour the dressing onto the mixed chickpea salad and stir to combine. Cover and refrigerate for 15 minutes until chilled, or enjoy immediately.


Nutrition Facts
Healthy Mexican Chickpea Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 /6 of recipe)
Calories 245 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g10%
Sodium 357mg15%
Potassium 236mg7%
Carbohydrates 16g5%
Fiber 8g32%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 350IU7%
Vitamin C 19mg23%
Calcium 50mg5%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


Serving: 1/6 of recipe | Calories: 245kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 357mg | Potassium: 236mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 350IU | Vitamin C: 19mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 2.2mg