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Chickpea Scramble

Easy vegan recipe for a delicious chickpea scramble made using chickpeas and a few other simple ingredients. Perfect topping for a salad.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chickpea scramble
Servings: 4
Calories: 136kcal


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ¼ onion, diced
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 15 ounce can chickpeas
  • 1 teaspoon turmeric
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon ground black pepper
  • ½ juice of a lemon
  • 1 tablespoon dried or fresh parsley, chopped


  • Using a medium-size skillet add in the olive oil and heat over medium-high heat.
  • Add in the chopped onion and saute until it begins to become translucent and add in the minced garlic and cook until it becomes fragrant and slightly brown.
  • In a bowl, add in the chickpeas and about a Tablespoon of the liquid from the can the chickpeas are in.
  • Using a fork, slightly mash the chickpeas leaving some whole and add in the turmeric, salt, and pepper until evenly combined.
  • Add the chickpeas into the skillet with the onion and garlic and cook until heated through about five minutes.
  • Squeeze in the lemon juice and sprinkle on the parsley, toss, and remove from the heat.
  • Add on top of your favorite greens and other veggies or add to a tortilla and create an amazing breakfast burrito with this chickpea scramble.


Calories: 136kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 6g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 588mg | Potassium: 194mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 100IU | Vitamin C: 9mg | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 2mg