Chickpea “Tuna” Salad Sandwich Recipe | vegan + easy

Finally, a vegan chickpea tuna salad recipe that’s easy, fast, and delicious. This quick go to has become a stale lunch for my fairy wife and I. I hope you enjoy!

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Chickpea "Tuna" Salad Sandwich Recipe| vegan + easy

This recipe is my Chickpea "Tuna" Salad sandwich. It's a great vegan comfort food and makes a quick and healthy lunch.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4 people


  • Mixing Bowl


  • 1 14 oz can canned chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 red onion finely chopped
  • 1/4 bell pepper, yellow or red finely chopped
  • 1 celery stalk, medium finely chopped
  • 1/2 lemon juice, fresh squeezed
  • 3 tbsp vegan mayo I like sir kensington's avocado mayo
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • salt, to taste
  • 1/4 cup walnuts, chopped* optional


  • In a mixing bowl, mash the chickpeas until it is flaky.
  • Add the chopped veggies
  • Add the lemon juice, garlic powder, salt, and vegan mayo to the bowl.
  • Mix well.
  • Optionally add the chopped walnuts (or pecans)
  • Serve on bread, chips, or lettuce wrap.
  • Enjoy immediately 🙂



This chickpea tuna salad recipe will keep in the fridge for up to 5 days. 
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Hey there! I’m AJ Rivera. I make easy, delicious, and healthy(ish), vegan food. When I’m not cooking you might find me watching anime, hiking with my amazing fairy wife Jadi, or playing with my two dogs. I’m so happy you’re here, and I can’t wait to show you how to make food you can be proud of. 

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