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A bowl of salad on a plate with Chickpea and Avocado

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


  • 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


  • 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!


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