Citrus Pepper Chickpea Salad

by Hillary McDonald February 03, 2018

Citrus Pepper Chickpea Salad

Tangy tahini sauce, crisp apples, and mashed chickpeas come together to create the perfect chickpea salad. Try it in a sandwich, wrap, or over a leafy green salad.

Sauce Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup tahini
  • 1 Tbsp unsweetened plain almond milk
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp Bragg Liquid Aminos or soy sauce
  • 1 tsp red wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tsp maple syrup
  • 1/2 tsp FreshJax Citrus Pepper seasoning

Filling Ingredients

  • 1 (15 oz) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 apple, diced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1 Tbsp capers
  • 1/4 cup grapes, quartered


  1. In a small bowl, whisk together the sauce ingredients.
  2. In a larger bowl, mash the chickpeas with a fork or potato masher.
  3. Add the remaining filling ingredients to the chickpeas and stir to combine.
  4. Pour the sauce over and stir until all of the filling ingredients are well coated.
  5. Serve in sandwiches, wraps, or on a salad.


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Hillary McDonald
Hillary McDonald


Hillary brings creativity into the kitchen to create simple, delicious recipes. She values her role in helping to artfully craft FreshJax's line of pure, high quality spice blends and recipes, allowing everyone to eat healthier meals with bold flavor in less time. Follow along with FreshJax on social media to see what Hillary and the family behind FreshJax are up to right now.

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