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Chickpea Salad Recipe

This chickpea salad recipe is vegan, zero waste, healthy, simple, and very easy to make. To make it taste like mock tuna simply add dulse.
Prep Time20 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: American, Egg-Free, Vegan
Keyword: easy chickpea salad recipe, vegan chickpea tuna salad recipe
Servings: 8 servings


  • Food Processor
  • Food Grater
  • 2 quart Mixing Bowl
  • Measuring Cup and Spoons
  • Spoon or Spatula


  • 2 cups chickpeas, cooked and drained
  • 1/2 cup vegan mayo
  • 1/2 cup celery, chopped (approx. 1-2 stalks)
  • 1/2 cup carrots, shredded (approx. 2 carrots)
  • 1/3 cup green onions, chopped (approx. 2-3 stalks)
  • 1/2 tsp. pink himalayan or sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper, ground
  • 1/2 tsp. dill, dried
  • 2-3 tbsp. dulse or kelp flakes (optional)


  • In a food processor, roughly chop the chickpeas. Transfer to a small mixing bowl.
  • Add the rest of the ingredients and mix.
  • (Optional) In a sealed container, let it sit in the fridge for about 1-2 hours before serving.
  • Serve immediately or after resting. Will keep in the fridge for about 4-6 days.


1 serving = 1/2 cup
If you do not have dulse, another seaweed or kelp will work as well.