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Chickpea Tuna Salad Recipe. This is a popular vegan recipe. I add Greek yogurt but you can easily use vegan mayo too. This is a hearty creamy lunch idea or salad recipe! Happy Cooking! www.ChopHappy.com #chickpeas #vegatarianrecipe

Chickpea Tuna Salad Recipe

Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 6 people


  • 2 cans chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup Greek Yogurt (or vegan mayo)
  • 2 teaspoon salt (1 for chick peas/1 for dressing)
  • 2 teaspoon pepper (1 for chick peas/1 for dressing)
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1 teaspoon apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 lemon (juice)
  • 1/2 red onion (chopped)
  • 1 carrot (grated or finely chopped)
  • 1 small handful dill chopped (optional)


  • First, smash chickpeas to chunky tuna consistency with 1 teaspoon salt and pepper.
  • Next, add Greek yogurt, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper, garlic powder, red pepper flakes, apple cider vinegar, lemon, red onions, and carrots to the bowl and mix with chickpeas. 
  • Finally, enjoy as sandwich, on a salad, or right out of the bowl!