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Chopped Salad with Chickpeas Recipe (Gluten Free, Vegetarian)

This chopped salad with chickpeas recipe is fresh, crunchy, and drizzled with a simple homemade vinaigrette. An easy no-cook lunch or dinner, this salad can be made in 5 minutes from start to finish.
 
This chopped salad is a favorite appetizer to start a meal, or the perfect side to serve with your favorite protein. Loaded with parmesan cheese, mozzarella, and fresh crisp veggies. 
 
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I am a huge fan of no-cook lunches and dinners in the summer, and this salad is the perfect meal for the heat.  This vegan chopped chickpea salad is loaded with garden-fresh veggies like cucumbers, tomatoes, carrots, and onions.  If you have extra from the garden, this salad is a perfect recipe to let those veggies shine.
 
This salad is great for vegan meal prep lunches during the week. I prepped a whole week’s worth and was able to enjoy it while working from home.  After I made the salad, I portioned it into airtight containers, stored them in the fridge, and was able to grab one at lunchtime and eat.
 

This Chopped Salad with Chickpeas Is:

  • Bright
  • Crunchy
  • Satisfying
  • Protein-packed
  • Healthy
  • Tangy
  • Vegetarian, gluten-free, and so good!
 
 
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A No-Cook Chopped Salad Recipe That’s Perfect for Summer

This no-cook chopped salad with chickpeas is a quick and simple recipe.  I love a good no-cook recipe for those days when I’m not feeling like standing around the stove, or for summer nights when it’s too hot to cook. I have a whole collection of recipes that require zero cooking at all, check them out here

This salad comes together in about 10 minutes, and doesn’t require the stove or microwave to make. Just use a few pantry staple ingredients and you have a healthy meal ready in no time.  This salad is inspired by the famous chopped salad at La Scala restaurant – but a vegetarian version without meat. And very little to clean up afterwards… an added bonus!

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Impressive Salads in 30 Minutes

This easy gluten free chopped salad is what I call an Easy Entertaining Recipe – which is on your table in under30 minutes.  These quick and simple recipes are perfect for those last-minute potluck invites, or when you just want a healthy home cooked meal but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. I have a whole section of The Herbeevore dedicated to Easy Weeknight Meals, that are great for the whole family.

From soups and stews, to pastas and proteins – a healthy meal can be on your table in no time.  Just as fast as grabbing a quick prepared side dish from the store (and way more impressive too)!  If you’re heading to a party, potluck, or BBQ, check out my list of top host gifts for summer entertaining for that next-level gift your host will love!

How Do I Make This Gluten Free Chopped Chickpea Salad?

  1. In a large bowl, combine the chopped lettuce, bell pepper, chickpeas, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese.
  2. In a mason jar, add all the dressing ingredients, seal with an airtight lid, and shake well to combine.
  3. Pour the dressing over the salad, and mix well to combine. Serve with additional parmesan cheese for garnish.

This made an awesome lunch, it was super flavorful and kept me full until dinner. The dressing is simple and bright, and it felt so good to eat whole clean ingredients together in one big bowl.  This was a favorite and we will definitely be enjoying this again!

 

Dietary Modifications

  • This chickpea chopped salad is naturally vegetarian, gluten free, and refined sugar free!
  • You can swap out any veggies though for whatever you have on hand – fresh tomatoes, olives, or cucumber would be fantastic choices!

More No Cook Salads You’ll Love

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Chopped Salad with Chickpeas

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This chopped salad with chickpeas recipe is fresh, crunchy, and drizzled with a simple homemade vinaigrette. An easy no-cook lunch or dinner, this salad can be made in 5 minutes from start to finish.
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Salad, Side Dish
Cuisine American, Greek
Servings 8 servings
Calories 245 kcal

Ingredients
  

For the Salad

  • 1 large head ice berg lettuce chopped or shredded
  • 1 13-ounce can No-Salt-Added Chickpeas
  • 1 bell pepper sliced
  • 2/3 cup parmesan cheese grated
  • 1/4 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

For the Dressing

Instructions
 

  • In a large serving bowl, combine the chopped lettuce, bell pepper, chickpeas, mozzarella, and parmesan cheese.
  • In a mason jar, add all the dressing ingredients, seal with an airtight lid, and shake well to combine.
  • Pour the dressing over the salad, and mix well to combine. Serve with additional parmesan cheese for garnish.

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Notes

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Nutrition

Calories: 245kcalCarbohydrates: 28gProtein: 9gFat: 12gSaturated Fat: 2gSodium: 109mgPotassium: 395mgFiber: 8gSugar: 6gVitamin A: 1418IUVitamin C: 7mgCalcium: 57mgIron: 3mg
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