Homemade Apple Chickpea Salad
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Apple Chickpea Salad

This is an easy and quick recipe for apple chickpea salad. Pan-roasted chickpea is combined with apples, celery and served with avocado peanut butter dressing.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4 Portions (as a side)
Calories: 384
Author: Julia


For Apple Chickpea Salad:

  • 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 14 ounce Cooked Chickpea (400g)
  • 1 tbsp Paprika
  • ½ Medium Lemon , juice only
  • A Handful of Fresh Flat Leaf Parsley
  • 4 Medium Apples
  • 2 Celery Stalks (about 5 ounce/150 g)

For Avocado Peanut Butter Dressing:


  • In a frying pan/skillet, heat the oil. Add the chickpeas and roast for about 4 minutes, tossing it from time to time. Add paprika, and toss the chickpea around until completely coated.
  • Roast for about a minute before turning off the heat. Combine this with lemon juice and roughly chopped parsley. Season it with little salt and a pinch of pepper.
  • Peel (optional) and coarsely grate the apples, thinly slice the celery. Throw these into a serving bowl altogether with the roasted chickpea. Give it a stir.
  • For the dressing: Combine all the ingredients in a food processor until smooth. Add more liquid, if needed.


  1. The dressing is completely optional.
  2. You will get about ½ cup of the dressing.
  3. This recipe yields about 2 pounds/900 g of salad.
Nutrition Facts
Apple Chickpea Salad
Amount Per Serving
Calories 384 Calories from Fat 153
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17g 26%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 315mg 13%
Potassium 587mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 49g 16%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 20g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 20.6%
Vitamin C 9.9%
Calcium 7.2%
Iron 20.3%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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