This beautiful Chickpea Dill Salad takes just minutes to put together! It is refreshing and delicious with Greek flavors from the dill dressing. Crumbled up tofu soaks up the dressing to sub as vegan feta! Make ahead and serve as is or in pita bread. Glutenfree Nutfree

Prep Time15minutes mins

Cook Time5minutes mins

Chill time10minutes mins

Total Time30minutes mins

Course: Side Dish

Cuisine: Mediterranean

Keyword: chickpea salad recipe vegan, greek chickpea salad


Calories: 215kcal



  • 15 oz (425.24 g) can of chickpeas drained or 1 1/2 cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup chopped or sliced onion
  • 1 cup chopped tomato
  • 1 cup chopped cilantro or parsley
  • 1/2 cup chopped apple or other juicy fruit of choice
  • 1 cup (30 g) chopped fresh spinach packed, use less or more to preferences
  • 1/2 cup of crumbled up firm or extra firm tofu (or use vegan feta for Soyfree)

For the dressing:

  • 1 teaspoon dried dill or 1.5 tbsp fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice or more to taste
  • 1 clove of garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp salt


  • In a bowl add the chickpeas, onion, tomatoes, parsley, apple, spinach, tofu and toss well.
  • In another small bowl, add the dressing ingredients and mix well. Then pour the dressing all over the chickpea bowl and toss well to coat. Taste and adjust salt and flavor, adding more salt or lemon juice as needed. Chill for 15 minutes to half an hour and then serve.
  • This is a great summer salad to be served as a side at your picnics. Serve as is or in pita bread or add  it to lettuce cups, sandwiches, garlic bread and serve .  Store: store dressing and ingredients separately is planning to store more than a day. Refrigerate for upto 4 days


  • Chickpea sun: use navy beans or other white beans
  • roasted red bell peppers would be a delicious addition as well
  • Instead of the apple, add some sliced or halved grapes
  • To make this Soyfree – use non soy based vegan feta or just omit 
  • not a fan of dill? You can still make this salad using any other fresh herb instead of the
  • Onion sub: Use sliced zucchini
  • Garlic substitute: Use 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano and 1/4 teaspoon white or yellow miso.  


Nutrition Facts

Vegan Chickpea Dill Salad

Amount Per Serving

Calories 215Calories from Fat 99

% Daily Value*

Fat 11g17%

Saturated Fat 1g6%

Sodium 605mg26%

Potassium 427mg12%

Carbohydrates 23g8%

Fiber 7g29%

Sugar 4g4%

Protein 9g18%

Vitamin A 2306IU46%

Vitamin C 33mg40%

Calcium 117mg12%

Iron 3mg17%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.