Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Salad

Ryan Shepard - The Upside Blog

by | Updated: November 7th, 2019

Looking for a quick lunch recipe you can easily prepare ahead of time? Look no further than this spicy buffalo chickpea salad. It’s reminiscent of deli-case chicken salad, but loaded with plant-based protein sources and nutritious, whole-food ingredients that truly make the flavors pop.

This side dish is extremely versatile and can be served in a variety of ways. For catering to multiple guests, spoon this dip into a bowl and place on a platter with crackers, pita and sliced veggies. This salad also tastes great stacked between two slices of toasted bread with lettuce and tomato – or you can simply drop a large spoonful atop a bed of leafy greens.

Homemade Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Salad |

Homemade Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Salad |
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Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Salad

Servings 4
Calories 64 kcal



  1. In food processor, combine all ingredients and pulse until well combined and chunky (do not puree).
  2. Spoon into bowl and transfer to refrigerator for 1 hour or overnight for best results.
  3. Serve as a snack or appetizer with crackers and sliced veggies, or enjoy on a sandwich with lettuce and tomato.

Recipe Notes

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Nutrition Facts
Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 g)
Calories 64 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Sodium 465mg19%
Potassium 148mg4%
Carbohydrates 7g2%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 416IU8%
Vitamin C 10mg12%
Calcium 28mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.