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Mock Tuna Chickpea Salad in a black bowl garnished with parsley and a silver spoon sitting on a blue towel.
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5 from 6 votes

Mock Tuna Chickpea Salad (Gluten Free, Easy)

This Chickpea salad comes together in under 15 minutes and is great topped on a salad, sandwich bread, wraps or even crackers.
Prep Time10 mins
Course: Appetizer, Lunch/Dinner, Snack
Cuisine: American, Gluten Free
Servings: 8
Calories: 128kcal
Author: Stephanie


  • 1 15.5 ounce can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 2 stalks celery finely diced
  • ¼ large red onion finely diced
  • 2 cloves garlic finely minced
  • ⅓ cup +2 tbsp mayo
  • 1 tbsp. dijon mustard
  • 2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
  • ¼ tsp. dried dill weed
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • Drain chickpeas and rinse with cold water.
  • Pulse chickpeas in food processor several clicks till mashed to desired consistency. 
  • Meanwhile finely dice celery, onion, and garlic
  • Add mashed chickpeas to bowl along with remaining ingredients and stir till everything is thoroughly incorporated.
  • Serve immediately or store in a covered container in fridge for up to a week.


Vegan option: sub vegan mayo for regular mayo


Calories: 128kcal