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Easy Vegan Tuna Salad Chickpea Mash

The perfect no-need-to-cook addition to any lunch box- for both kids and adults! Serve this in a wrap, in a sandwich, on top of a salad or with crackers for a versatile snack or meal!

Course Main Course
Keyword vegan tuna salad
Prep Time 15 minutes


  • 1 can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 3 stalks celery diced
  • 1/4 red onion diced
  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 1 lemon juiced
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • 2 tsp yellow mustard
  • 1 tbsp relish
  • 2 pickles diced (optional)
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper


  1. Drain and rinse can of chickpeas

  2. Mash chickpeas with potato masher or back of fork, until 3/4 of the chickpeas are completely mashed and there are still some intact chickpeas

  3. Chop celery and red onion

  4. Add all remaining ingredients to the bowl with mashed chickpeas

  5. Mix all ingredients until combined

  6. Serve in a wrap, sandwich, salad or with crackers.

Recipe Notes

Tahini and maple syrup can be substituted with vegan mayo.