Simple Chickpea Salad-chickpea, cucumber, tomato salad

Simple Chickpea Salad-chickpea, cucumber, tomato salad

This simple chickpea salad combines chickpeas, cucumbers, tomatoes, onion, and cilantro for a flavorful combination. Make this  gluten free chickpea salad for a side dish, a pita sandwich filling, or a healthy meal. 
Course Salad
Cuisine Mediterranean, Middle Eastern
Keyword simple chickpea salad
Prep Time 5 minutes
1 hour
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 119kcal
Author Katie Crenshaw, A Fork's Tale


  • 15.5 oz canned chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup tomatoes chopped
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1 cup cucumber Persian or English cucumbers are the best for this salad
  • 1/2 red onion diced
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/3 cup lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup olive oil garlic infused
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper omit if you do not want it a little spicy


  • Mix all ingredients together.
  • It is best to refrigerate an hour or more before serving, however, you can serve immediately.



If you do not have a garlic infused olive oil, use same amount of plain olive oil and add 2 crushed garlic cloves.


Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 154mg | Potassium: 166mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 255IU | Vitamin C: 7.7mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0.9mg