Mediterranean Chickpea and Bean Salad

This chickpea and black bean salad has all the perfect and delicious flavors of Mediterranean food. If you like hummus, I’m sure you’ll like this salad too.

Vegan salad recipe, Mediterranean salad, chickpea and black bean salad.

About this recipe

This chickpea salad is very easy to make. It is the perfect salad for lunch, a healthy appetizer, or a snack. It is one of those salads that is so easy you learn the recipe for by heart, and whoever you serve it to loves it.

It is healthy, easy, tangy, and perfect!

Vegan salad recipe, Mediterranean salad, chickpea and black bean salad.


  • Chickpeas and black beans, You can use black beans and chickpeas from a can or cook them at home. You could also substitute with kidney beans or navy beans.
  • Tomato, red onion, and garlic, all finely chopped.
  • Finely chopped parsley.
  • Red wine or apple cider vinegar (affiliate link).
  • Olive oil
  • Aleppo pepper (affiliate link), sumac, or dried chili powder, if not available
Vegan salad recipe, Mediterranean salad, chickpea and black bean salad.

How to make Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Chop everything very finely and mix. Season well and taste; adjust flavor if necessary. It really is super easy to make.

How to serve the salad

This Mediterranean salad tastes delicious on its own, on top of mixed lettuce salad, or with homemade crackers, toast, a slice of bread, or pita.

You can also serve it over brown rice for a more substantial meal or over a bed of hummus for a spectacular snack.

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Receta de ensalada vegana, ensalada mediterranea, ensalada de garbanzo y frijol negro.


Alejandra Graf
Mediterranean chickpea and black bean salad. Rich, easy, and super nutritious recipe.
4 de 2 votos
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 0 mins
0 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people
Calories 332 kcal


  • 1 salad bowl


  • cups cooked chickpeas
  • cups cooked black beans
  • 1 cup tomato, chopped
  • 1/2 cup red onion chopped very small
  • 2-1 clove garlic minced super fine
  • 1/2 cup very finely chopped parsley
  • 3 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 good pinches of salt
  • Aleppo pepper or black pepper or dried chili powder


  • Put all the ingredients in a large bowl. Mix well and taste; adjust the seasoning and add salt if necessary.
  • Serve with pita bread if you want it as a snack or with brown rice if you wish it as more of a food type.


If you don’t like the strong bite from the raw onion and garlic, you can combine them with vinegar for about 10 minutes before adding the rest of the ingredients to take away the punch.


Serving: 1servingCalories: 332kcalCarbohydrates: 37gProtein: 12gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 11gSodium: 207mgPotassium: 581mgFiber: 11gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 963IUVitamin C: 18mgCalcium: 70mgIron: 4mg
Keyword chickpea salad


Nutritional information of this recipe is only an estimate, the accuracy for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

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This recipe first appeared in Piloncillo&Vainilla in 2017.

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