Mediterranean Chickpea Egg Salad Recipe

Mediterranean Chickpea Egg Salad Recipe 

Simple and satisfying chickpea egg salad recipe, prepared Mediterranean-style! Tons of texture and flavor.

Clearly, chickpeas share much of the glory with hard-boiled eggs in this simple, Mediterranean-style egg salad. And cucumbers, green onions, and celery provide great crunch.

Prep Time: 15 minutes 

Total Time: 15 minutes

Yield: serves 8

INGREDIENTS For Mediterranean Chickpea Egg Salad Recipe 
For dressing

⭐2 1/2 tsp Dijon mustard

⭐1 large lemon, zested and juiced

⭐1/3 cup Private Reserve Greek extra virgin olive oil (or Early Harvest Greek extra virgin olive oil)

⭐1 garlic clove, minced

⭐1 tsp sumac

⭐1/2 tsp coriander

⭐1/2 tsp cayenne pepper

⭐Salt and pepper

For Egg Salad

⭐2 cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained

⭐2 celery ribs, chopped

⭐2 Persian cucumbers (or 1/2 seedless English cucumber), diced

⭐2 to 3 green onions, trimmed, and chopped (both white and green parts)

⭐1/2 cup shredded red cabbage

⭐2 jalapeno peppers, chopped (optional)

⭐1/2 cup packed chopped fresh parsley leaves

⭐1/2 cup packed chopped fresh mint leaves

⭐5 large hard boiled eggs, sliced

INSTRUCTIONS For Mediterranean Chickpea Egg Salad Recipe 

⭐In a small bowl or mason jar, mix together the dressing ingredients. Set aside for now.

⭐In a large mixing bowl, add all the salad ingredients except the eggs. Give the dressing a quick whisk and pour over the salad.

⭐Mix to combine. Add the sliced eggs, and mix gently again. Taste and adjust salt and pepper. Add a sprinkle more sumac.

⭐Set aside a few minutes before serving to allow flavors to meld. (See recipe notes for preparing ahead). Enjoy!


Prepare ahead. You can mix the salad a few hours in advance; cover tightly and refrigerate. For best results, add in the eggs a few minutes or up to an hour before serving. Salad will keep well for 2 to 3 days in the fridge in a tightly-closed container.

Variation. If you prefer, omit the jalapeno peppers. Instead, use mild bell peppers 1/3 to 1/2 cup chopped bell peppers of any color you like.



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