Smashed Chickpea Salad for a Quick Lunch Option

Prep Time: 5 min Smashed Chickpea Salad

Prep Time 5 mins

Total Time 10 mins


1 15 ounce Chickpeas, canned, Drained and


1/2 Lemon, Juiced and Zested (for 1 tsp zest)

1 Tbs Olive Oil

2 Tbs Olives, kalamata, Pitted and Chopped

1/2 cup celery, chopped

1/4 Onion, red, Chopped

1 Tbs Parsley, fresh, Chopped

Salt, to taste

Pepper, to taste

3 Tbs sunflower seeds, raw


1. Chop olives, celery, onion, and parsley. Zest and juice lemon.

2. Drain and rinse chickpeas.


1. Add chickpea, lemon juice, 1 teaspoon of zest, and olive oil to a bowl.

Using a potato masher or fork, mash chickpeas to a coarse paste.

2. Mix in the chopped ingredients, sunflower seeds, and season to taste.

3. Enjoy on a bed of greens or as a filling for your favorite sandwich [we

LOVE using romaine lettuce leaves as a vehicle.]

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Nutrition Facts

Calories per serving 353

Vitamin D 0mcg 0%

Calcium 123mg 12%

Iron 4mg 22%

Potassium 708mg 15%

Total Fat 14.6g 22%

Saturated Fat 1.6g 8%

Trans Fat 0.0g

Cholesterol 0mg 0%

Sodium 661mg 28%

Amount/serving % Daily Value*

Total Carbohydrates 44g 14%

Dietary Fiber 13g 53%

Total Sugars 5g

Protein 13g