Bowl of tuna chickpea salad

Chickpea Tuna Salad with Pita and Avocado

This chickpea tuna salad makes a perfect no-cook lunch or dinner! Packed with omega-3s and protein, this will be your go-to quick & easy meal.

Course Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword chickpea tuna salad, tuna and chickpea salad
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 405 kcal
Author Snacking in Sneakers


  • 15.5 ounce can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/3 cup red onion, diced
  • 3 stalks celery, chopped
  • 1 avocado, chopped or sliced
  • 1 whole wheat pita, torn into pieces
  • 3 pouches StarKist Selects E.V.O.O yellowfin tuna (or any pouches/can of tuna that you’d like*)
  • 1/8 tsp salt (or more to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp pepper
  • 1 lemon, quartered


  1. Combine all the ingredients in a large bowl and mix together. Serve each bowl of salad with a wedge of lemon, and squeeze lemon juice over the salad right before eating. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes


If you use tuna that does not come packed in oil, drizzle a little olive oil into the salad before you eat it.


Nutrition analysis (approximate per serving):

405 calories, 18 g fat, 3 g sat fat, 650 mg sodium, 40 g carbohydrate, 10 g fiber, 2 g sugar, 22 g protein, Vitamin A: 5%, Vitamin C: 31%, Calcium: 6%, Iron: 15%, Potassium: 21%