Apple-Pecan Chickpea Salad

Crisp, sweet apples and chewy chopped pecans add autumn flavor and plenty of mouth-pleasing texture to this vegan chickpea salad. Serve as is on a bed of baby spinach, with crackers as a dip or tucked into a whole wheat tortilla for a wholesome wrap.

Apple Chickpea Salad

Use vegan mayo as a lighter, dairy-free dressing in this flavorful fall salad.

Apple-Pecan Chickpea Salad

Recipe courtesy of Karielyn of The Healthy Family and Home


1 (15 oz.) can chickpeas, drained
½ apple, diced
¼ cup celery, diced
¼ cup pecans, diced
2 Tbs. onions, diced
2 Tbsp. vegan mayonnaise
1 Tbsp. dill, chopped
Juice of one lemon
½ tsp. pink Himalayan sea salt


1. In medium-sized bowl, mash chickpeas.

2. Add apples, celery, onion and pecans.

3. Add vegan mayonnaise; stir to combine.

4. Mix in dill, lemon juice and sea salt.

Special thanks to Vitacost fan Karielyn for sharing this recipe. Karielyn is a mother of three and recipe creator with a passion for feeding her family nutritious, wholesome meals. To see more of her ideas, visit The Healthy Family and Home.

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