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Simple Hemp Seed Chickpea Salad

 This easy to make salad is so full of great flavors and textures. Perfect for lunch or dinner. It’s hearty enough for a main meal. You won’t miss the meat after biting into this tasty salad. Make one up soon and enjoy!
Course Dinner, Lunch, Main Course, Salad
Cuisine American
Keyword chickpeas, Hemp Seeds, salad
Servings 2
Author Pam


  • 1 bag chopped greens of choice, I used Kale, Brussels Sprouts and other mixed lettuces. Or, 6 cups chopped mixed lettuce of choice. I used one mixed with shredded carrots
  • 2 -3 tbsp hempseeds, easily found at most markets, I got mine at Trader Joe’s
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas, drained, rinsed and dried slightly
  • 1/4 cup walnuts or any nut of choice, chopped coarsely
  • 1/8 cup dried cranberries, cherries, or raisins
  • 4 tbsp toasted pumpkin seeds
  • 1/2-1 whole avocado, chopped

Simple Dressing

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon or lime juice
  • 1 tsp honey
  • a few teaspoons of cold water if needed
  • coarse sea salt and pepper to taste


  1. 1.Place chopped lettuce between two dinner plates.

    2.Top with cranberries, walnuts and pumpkin seeds.

    3.Sprinkle hemp seeds on top of each salad then finish with chickpeas.

    4.In mason jar, add olive oil, lemon juice, honey and salt and pepper, water if needed.  Shake well then pour over each salad. Done and delicious, enjoy!