Chickpea Pasta Salad Recipe

Chickpea Pasta Salad

Lauren Budd Levy MS, RDN, CSR
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This low-sodium, vegan pasta salad is great for any backyard BBQ. Like most pasta salads, making it ahead and letting it cool in the refrigerator brings out its taste. This is a great kidney-friendly option.
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Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 6 people
Serving Size:1 cup


Calories:281 kcal
Carbs:42 g
Sodium:94 mg
Potassium:384 mg
Phosphorus:230 mg
Protein:11 g
Fiber:6 g


  • 1 Mixing bowl
  • 1 6 quart sauce pan
  • 1 collander


  • 3 cups Macaroni cooked
  • 1 small Yellow onion
  • 1/4 tsp Garlic minced
  • 1/3 cup Tahini
  • 1 tbsp Lemon pepper
  • 1 tbsp Maple syrup
  • 1 tbsp White vinegar
  • 0.5 pint Cherry tomato
  • 1 cup Kale
  • 1 whole Red bell pepper
  • 2 large Celery stalks
  • 1 can Chickpeas no salt added


  • Boil Pasta and set aside.
  • Dice yellow onion, tomato, bell pepper, celery and kale. When chopping kale, remove and thick veins.
  • Mix all wet ingredients and seasoning in a small bowl (minced garlic, tahini, maple syrup, white vinegar, and lemon pepper) and set aside.
  • Combine pasta and veggies. Pour on well-mixed dressing mixture and combine.
  • Let pasta salad rest in refrigerator until serving. Mix up pasta salad prior to serving.


This pasta salad has a great taste and is very colorful. By using no-added salt canned chickpeas the sodium is very low. 

Full Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Chickpea Pasta Salad
Amount Per Serving (1 cup)
Calories 281 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.3g
Monounsaturated Fat 0.1g
Sodium 94mg4%
Potassium 384mg11%
Carbohydrates 42g14%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 1325IU27%
Vitamin B1 0.05mg3%
Vitamin B2 0.1mg6%
Vitamin B3 1mg5%
Vitamin B5 0.2mg2%
Vitamin B6 0.1mg5%
Vitamin C 21mg25%
Vitamin E 0.4mg3%
Vitamin K 47µg45%
Calcium 119mg12%
Copper 0.1mg5%
Folate 20µg5%
Iron 3mg17%
Manganese 1mg50%
Magnesium 24mg6%
Phosphorus 230mg23%
Selenium 19µg27%
Zinc 1mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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