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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.

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
Keyword avocado chickpea salad, caprese salad, chickpea salad, chickpea salad with avocado
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 5 (3/4 cup servings)
Calories 337 kcal

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

  1. 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 Facts
Caprese Chickpea Salad
Amount Per Serving (0.75 cup)
Calories 337 Calories from Fat 135
% Daily Value*
Fat 15g23%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 17mg6%
Sodium 619mg27%
Potassium 629mg18%
Carbohydrates 36g12%
Fiber 11g46%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 15g30%
Vitamin A 645IU13%
Vitamin C 11.5mg14%
Calcium 185mg19%
Iron 3.6mg20%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.