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Easy Vegan Broccoli Chickpea Salad

This vegan broccoli chickpea salad is incredibly flavorful. It can be your next quick, healthy side dish or any light meal for the day.


  • Chickpeas, 2 cups, cooked and rinsed.
  • Farro (you can also use wild rice, quinoa, or short-grain brown rice)
  • Bell pepper (any color)
  • Red onion
  • Parsley
  • Mayonnaise


  • Diced celery, ½ cup
  • ¼ cup raisins, dried cranberries, or chopped dates

Step-by-step instructions:

Step 1: Cook the farro on the stovetop or with the instant pot method.

Step 2: Begin preparing the salad while the farro is being cooked. This includes the rinsed and drained chickpeas, mayonnaise, bell pepper, red onion, red pepper flakes, and parsley.

Step 3: Blanch the broccoli in a light manner.

Step 4: As soon as the farro and broccoli are ready, begin adding them and start mixing the salad. Mix them well.

Step 5: Add the optional ingredients. Season the salad with salt and pepper to taste.

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