Fresh Chickpea Quinoa Salad

Fresh Chickpea Quinoa Salad

Fresh Chickpea Quinoa Salad

This fresh chickpea quinoa salad is easy to make, packed with protein, and loaded with veggies and nutrients! It makes a perfect vegan side dish for a summer barbecue, pot luck, party, or a normal weekday meal.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Salad
Cuisine Italian
Servings 6 people


  • 1 15- ounce can chickpeas drained, rinsed, and patted dry
  • ½ large English cucumber chopped into small pieces
  • 1 cup cherry or grape tomatoes halved or quartered
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa completely cooled or chilled
  • ¼ red onion very finely diced
  • ¼ cup fresh parsley finely chopped


  • ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 small lemon juiced
  • 1 clove garlic finely minced (or ½ teaspoon of jarred pre-minced garlic)
  • ¼ teaspoon basil
  • ¼ teaspoon oregano
  • ¼ teaspoon thyme
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¼ teaspoon pepper


  • Add the chickpeas, cucumber, tomatoes, quinoa, red onion, and parsley to a serving bowl.
  • In a small bowl, add the olive oil, lemon juice, garlic, basil, oregano, thyme, salt, and pepper and mix well.
  • Pour the dressing over the chickpea mixture and toss until evenly mixed and coated.
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