Who wouldn’t love a protein-rich, zesty, and delicious chickpea salad for weight loss? 

Our smile often disappears when we hear of a salad. But did you know boring salad is just a myth? They are honestly very appetizing and yummy. So, I am here to share some happiness with my simple, healthy, yet highly delightful Mediterranean chickpea salad recipe. It is the best dish for your hot summer days because it makes for a great snack for picnics, BBQs, and road trips.

About Chickpea Salad For Weight Loss Recipe:

This is the perfect meal for everyone and takes just 10 minutes from start to finish. Other than being quick, the recipe is also easy and fun to make. Crunchy Broccoli Chickpea Salad is very delicious and full of bursting flavors. It is a Nut-Free and Gluten-Free Chickpea Salad that can also be made vegan and oil-free. Just toss all the ingredients together and enjoy your divine and wholesome bowl of goodness. Feel free to add any veggies or herbs you like. Make sure to try our Garbanzo Bean Salad Recipe!

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Why try the Recipe?

Chickpeas, as we all know, are very nutritious and loved by almost everyone. They are used in almost every vegan recipe and are fantastic for your overall health. SpicYum’s Chickpea Salad is naturally gluten-free, simple, and effortless. The salad is very convenient to toss together in one pot, making cleaning and preparation much easier. It is very popular, filling, and delicious!

Health Benefits of Chickpea:

  • They are a great source of dietary fiber, necessary vitamins, and minerals that keep you satisfied for a long time and support good health.
  • It is a fantastic meat substitute and is high in plant protein, which improves bone health.
  • Chickpeas are also rich in magnesium and potassium, lowering cancer risk and fighting off several chronic illnesses.
  • Iron, copper, selenium, and zinc found in this legume, commonly known as garbanzo beans, help regulate blood sugar levels and promote digestion.

Ingredients required to make chickpea salad for weight loss Recipe: 

  • ¼ Cup Water
  • ½ Cup Broccoli Florets
  • ½ Cup Canned Chickpeas
  • ¼ Cup Chopped Red Onion
  • ¼ Cup Chopped Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 oz Feta Cheese
  • ½ tbsp. Chopped Parsley

For Chickpea Salad Dressing:

  • 1 tsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp White Vinegar
  • ¼ tsp Mustard
  • Salt and Black Pepper

Stepwise Instructions with images on how to make chickpea salad for weight loss recipe:

STEP 1: Take water and broccoli in a frying pan and sauté them for a few minutes. Cover the pan for a minute or two until the florets become crispy and crunchy.

STEP 2: Add broccoli, chickpea, onion, bell pepper, feta cheese, and parsley to a bowl. Mix all the ingredients well.

STEP 3: To prepare the salad dressing, stir olive oil, white vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.

STEP 4: Now, pour the dressing over the salad and toss everything together. 

Your tempting and super tasty Greek Chickpea Salad is now ready to serve!

How to Make the Best Ever Chickpea Salad? 

A few tips to make the Perfect Greek Chickpea Salad everybody would enjoy are:

  • Add all of your favorite veggies to give the chickpea salad more crunch and crispness.
  • Finely chop the broccoli so that it is easier to marinate and eat.
  • Increase the protein in the salad by including some shredded chicken or roasted shrimp. 
  • You can add herbs of your choice and also substitute honey with maple syrup.
  • If you want to make oil-free chickpea salad, use lemon juice, mayo, or tahini instead.

What to Serve with Chickpea Salad?

This is one SALAD recipe you’ll love to both make and eat. You can enjoy it anytime- a healthy breakfast, refreshing lunch, light dinner, or an incredibly tasty evening snack. Many people like it with a beverage such as a cup of coffee, wine, milkshake, or fresh fruit juice on the side. Here are some other dishes that pair well with the salad

  • Creamy Tomato Soup
  • Grilled Tofu
  • Burger, Sandwiches, or Fries
  • Mac and Cheese or any Pasta
  • Roasted Chicken
  • Kebabs

Toss all the ingredients and serve immediately. Every bite is a treat for your taste buds, and you can even use the leftover salad (mashed or as it is) as a filling for your wrap or sandwich. Go try our easy Chickpea Salad Recipe!

How to make Vegan Chickpea Salad?

It is very simple to prepare plant-based chickpea salad at home. You can skip feta cheese from the recipe or replace it with vegan feta cheese or tofu cheese for making vegan chickpea salad.

How Long does Chickpea Salad Last?

You can store this tasty and crunchy roasted broccoli salad just like any other salad, in an airtight container in the fridge for about 5 days. I personally feel the salad gets even more delicious with time as the veggies soak the dressing.

Chickpea salad For Weight Loss Recipe | Easy Chickpea salad

Who wouldn't love a protein-rich, zesty, and delicious chickpea salad for weight loss? 
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine american, Vegan
Servings 3 people
Calories 80 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • ¼ Cup Water
  • ½ Cup Broccoli Florets
  • ¼ Cup Canned Chickpeas
  • ¼ Cup Chopped Red Onion
  • ¼ Cup Chopped Red Bell Pepper
  • 1 oz Feta Cheese
  • ½ Cup Chopped Parsley

For Chickpea Salad Dressing:

  • 1 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1  tbsp White Vinegar
  • ¼ tbsp Mustard

Instructions
 

  • Take water and broccoli in a frying pan and sauté them for a few minutes. Cover the pan for a minute or two until the florets become crispy and crunchy.
  • Add broccoli, chickpea, onion, bell pepper, feta cheese, and parsley to a bowl. Mix all the ingredients well.
  • To prepare the salad dressing, stir olive oil, white vinegar, mustard, salt, and pepper in a small bowl.
  • Now, pour the dressing over the salad and toss everything together.
  • Your tempting and super tasty Greek Chickpea Salad is now ready to serve!

Nutrition

Calories: 80kcalCarbohydrates: 4gProtein: 3gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 142mgPotassium: 70mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 97IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 14mgIron: 0.3mg
Keyword Chickpea salad For Weight Loss, Easy Chickpea salad
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Mediterranean Chickpea Salad is perfect for Dinner, Breakfast, or Lunch,

You can make it for a wholesome, healthy, and flavorful punch!