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Lebanese Chickpea Salad

A simple, protein-rich, high-fiber, anti-inflammatory meal that is good for you in so many ways. Don't have all these ingredients? That's OK! Experiment with what you do have.

Cuisine Mediterranean
Keyword antioxidant, healthy, vegan
Prep Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 people


  • 4 cups chick peas Canned, unsalted is better
  • 1 cup tomatoes Diced small. You can use canned if that is what you have.
  • 1 cup shredded carrots You can buy these shredded.
  • 1 cup cucumbers Diced small.
  • 1/4 cup olive oil extra virgin preferred
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice Fresh tastes better but you can use bottled.
  • 1/2 cup fresh herbs This can be mint, cilantro, even basil. Whatever you have or like, chopped roughly.
  • 2-4 cloves garlic Use more or less according to your taste
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp tumeric
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp sea salt can add more or less according to taste
  • 1/4 cup scallions diced small (optional)


  1. Throw all ingredients together in a salad bowl, stir, and serve!