One Bowl Smashed Chickpea Salad

Smashed chickpea salad is the perfect healthy-in-a-hurry recipe for lunch, dinner, or meal prep. Made with all the traditional flavors of a classic tuna salad, but with chickpeas instead of tuna!

Delicious on it’s own, in lettuce wraps, or for a sandwich. So versatile and ready in less than 20 minutes!

– Chickpeas – Red onion – Celery – Parsley


Smash the chickpeas

Drain and rinse chickpeas and add to a large bowl.

Using a fork, pastry cutter, or potato masher, or even the back of a sturdy wooden spoon, mash until a rough (but not too smooth) consistency is reached.

Add diced red onion, celery, fresh herbs, mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, paprika, black pepper, and salt. Stir to combine.

Add remaining ingredients

Season and serve!

Season to taste with more salt and pepper if desired. Serve by itself, over a bed of greens, in a lettuce wraps, with crackers, or on some toasted bread with your favorite sandwich toppings and enjoy!

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