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Chickpea Salad with Tuna

– Chickpea Salad with Tuna –

If your looking for a fresh and refreshing salad that really packs a punch of fiber, protein and omega-3 fatty acids, this chickpea salad with tuna is the perfect choice. In Spain, chickpeas are a big part of their diet. They are featured in many recipes and are the back bone of many Spanish dishes, especially in the region of AndalucĂ­a. This chickpea salad can be served as a side dish or even as a main dish. It has an extraordinary flavor and uses very simple ingredients. Watch our video recipe below on how to easily make this chickpea salad with tuna and enjoy the flavors of Spain. Salud!

Watch the Video Below on How to Make this Chickpea Salad with Tuna

chickpea salad with tuna

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 2
Author Albert Bevia @ Spain on a Fork


  • 1 Cup Cooked Chickpeas
  • 1/2 Red Bell Pepper
  • 1/2 Onion
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1 Tin of Tuna packed in Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • Fresh Parsley
  • Sea Salt
  • Ground Pepper


  1. Add 1 cup of cooked chickpeas to a large bowl
  2. Cut the red bell pepper into thin strips and then cut each strip in half and add to the bowl
  3. Thinly slice the onion and add to the bowl
  4. Cut the tomato in 1/8 inch thick slices and then cut each slice in half and add to the bowl
  5. Toss everything in the bowl
  6. Once well mixed add to a shallow bowl
  7. Add the tuna in the center of the shallow bowl on top of the mixture
  8. Season the salad with sea salt and ground pepper
  9. Drizzle the 2 tablespoons of extra virgin Spanish olive oil over the salad
  10. Sprinkle with some fresh parsley
  11. Enjoy!

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  1. Prem rodgers

    Good varieties

    25 . Aug . 2021
  2. Prem rodgers

    Beautiful recipe

    25 . Aug . 2021
    • Spain on a Fork

      Thank you! Much love 🙂

      26 . Aug . 2021

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