Vegan Chickpea Tuna Salad

bowl of vegan chickpea tuna salad.

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The best vegan tuna salad made with chickpeas! This easy chickpea tuna salad is gluten-free, allergy-free, and made with real plant-based ingredients! A simple recipe that's ready in 5 minutes; perfect for healthy lunches or quick dinners when served as a sandwich or in a salad bowl! It's customizable, kid-friendly, protein-packed, and ideal for meal prepping!




  1. Drain and rinse your chickpeas before adding them to a large bowl and using a potato masher or the back of a fork to mash the chickpeas. Mash until all the beans are broken up but there is still texture.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients to the bowl of mashed chickpeas and mix everything together to combine.
  3. Taste test and adjust any seasonings you want. Add more vegan mayo for a creamier vegan tuna.
  4. Serve right away or allow the chickpea tuna salad to chill in the fridge and the flavors to develop before serving.


Storage: You can store leftovers in an airtight container in the fridge for up to 5 days. Give it a stir before serving.