This Caprese Chickpea Salad is full of flavor and bursting with fresh ingredients like avocado, tomato, mozzarella, fresh herbs, and more. This makes a great vegetarian meal option for lunch or dinner thanks to the protein packed chickpeas.
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Caprese Chickpea Salad

This Caprese Chickpea Salad is full of flavor and bursting with fresh ingredients like avocado, tomato, mozzarella, fresh herbs, and more. This makes a great vegetarian meal option for lunch or dinner thanks to the protein packed chickpeas.
Course Main
Cuisine Italian Inspired
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 5 (3/4 cup servings)
Calories 337kcal
Author Ashlyn Edwards | Belle of the Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 (19 oz) can of chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup red onion chopped
  • 1 cup grape tomatoes quartered
  • 1 cup baby arugula
  • 1/4 cup fresh basil finely chopped
  • 3 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 teaspoons balsamic vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • fresh black pepper to taste
  • 1 avocado chopped
  • 1 cup fresh mozzarella chopped

Instructions

  • Combine all of the ingredients except for the avocado and mozzarella in a large bowl and mix carefully. Cover and refrigerate until ready to serve. When ready to serve, mix in the avocado and mozzarella. Enjoy!

Nutrition

Serving: 0.75cup | Calories: 337kcal | Carbohydrates: 36g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 17mg | Sodium: 619mg | Potassium: 629mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 645IU | Vitamin C: 11.5mg | Calcium: 185mg | Iron: 3.6mg