Chickpea Tabbouleh

Naturally gluten-free and low in carbs, this mashed chickpea tabbouleh is seasoned with fresh garlic, lemon juice and a mountain of chopped Italian parsley. It makes a wonderful topping for crackers, naan and mini flatbreads.

Or stir in a little leftover shredded rotisserie chicken breast or tuna for low-carb, protein-packed lunch.

Gluten-free chickpea tabbouleh in brown ceramic bowl.

Gluten-free chickpea tabbouleh

How Many Calories and WW Points in this Chickpea Tabbouleh?

According to my calculations, each serving has about 114 calories.

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How to Make Chickpea Tabbouleh, Step by Step

Step 1: Gather and prepare all ingredients.

Ingredients including olive oil, canned garbanzo beans, lemons, garlic, parsley and mint on wood table.

Ready to make the simple gluten-free tabbouleh

Step 2: Add chickpeas to a medium mixing bowl and mash coarsely with a fork.

Mashing chickpeas in mixing bowl with fork.

Coarsely mash the chickpeas

Step 3: Add the remaining ingredients—chopped garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, chopped mint leaves and chopped parsley and stir to thoroughly combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.

Mixing chickepea tabbouleh with fork in stainless bowl on granite counter.

Mixing all the tabbouleh ingredients

Step 4: Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Chickpea tabbouleh in blue striped bowl.

Wheat-free chickpea tabbouleh

What is Tabbouleh?

Tabbouleh (sometimes spelled as tabouli) is a popular salad from the Middle East that is most commonly made with bulgur (cracked wheat), parsley and tomatoes (and sometimes cucumber) and dressed with a simple mixture of lemon juice and olive oil.

Recipe Notes

This tabbouleh is salad is made with minimal ingredients and naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, low carb and perfect for both vegetarian and vegans alike. For the best flavor, it is recommended to chop your own fresh garlic.

Fresh made garbanzo bean tabbouleh in brown bowl.

Simple tabbouleh with garbanzo beans

Serving Suggestions

Enjoy this tabbouleh on a bed of greens or as a topping for toast or your favorite crackers. It also makes a nice appetizer with fresh chopped veggies—carrot rounds, celery, mini sweet peppers or radishes would all be delicious.

Mix in some tuna fish or shredded/chopped leftover chicken breast for a protein boost.

A nice picnic or potluck dish, this tabbouleh pairs will with anything from the grill—from kebabs to burgers.

If you like traditional tabbouleh with bulgur, we’ve got a delicious delicious recipe for Tabbouleh Soup with Lentils and Bulgur you might like!

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Chickpea Tabbouleh

Free of gluten and grains, this low carb vegetarian chickpea tabbouleh mixes together quickly and makes a tasty addition to any potluck or picnic table.

Prep Time15 mins

Cook Time0 mins

Total Time15 mins

Servings (adjustable): 4

Calories: 114

Author: Peter | Simple Nourished Living

Ingredients

Instructions

  • Add chickpeas to a medium mixing bowl and mash coarsely with a fork.

  • Add the remaining ingredients—chopped garlic, lemon juice, olive oil, chopped mint leaves and chopped parsley and stir to thoroughly combine. Season to taste with salt and pepper before serving.

  • Store any leftovers in an airtight container in the refrigerator.

Recipe Notes

This tabbouleh is salad is made with minimal ingredients and naturally gluten-free, dairy-free, low carb and perfect for both vegetarian and vegans alike. For the best flavor, it is best to chop your own fresh garlic.
Click here to see your WW PersonalPoints for this recipe and track it in the WW app or site.
3 *PointsPlus (Old plan)

Nutrition Facts

Chickpea Tabbouleh

Amount Per Serving (1 /4th recipe)

Calories 114 Calories from Fat 71

% Daily Value*

Fat 7.9g12%

Carbohydrates 9.2g3%

Fiber 1.5g6%

Protein 3.1g6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Course: Appetizer, Side Dish

Cuisine: Middle Eastern

Keyword: garbanzo bean tabbouleh, gluten-free tabbouleh, wheat free tabbouleh

Recipe source: Homemade in a Hurry: More than 300 Shortcut Recipes for Delicious Home Cooked Meals (affiliate link) by Andrew Schloss

*PersonalPoints® calculated by WW. *PointsPlus® and SmartPoints® calculated by Simple Nourished Living; Not endorsed by Weight Watchers International, Inc. All recipe ingredients except optional items included in determining nutritional estimates. SmartPoints® values calculated WITHOUT each plan’s ZeroPoint Foods (Green plan, Blue plan, Purple plan) using the WW Recipe Builder.

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