Tricolore Salad with Chickpeas

  • Author: Christine
  • Prep Time: 10mins
  • Cook Time: 0mins
  • Total Time: 10mins
  • Yield: 2 large or 4-6 smaller portions
  • Category: Salads
  • Cuisine: Italian


Everyone’s favorite tricolore (mozzarella, tomato and avocado) salad made meal-worthy with with the addition of chickpeas! Dressed lightly in a chive vinaigrette, you’ll love the simple flavors and contrasting textures of this quick and easy salad.


  • 1 can of chickpeas, drained
  • 100g (3.5oz) of cherry tomatoes, quartered
  • 125g (4.4oz) ball of fresh mozzarella, chopped into chunks
  • 1 or 2 ripe avocados, sliced into chunks
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 Tbsp chopped fresh chives


In a small bowl or cup, whisk together the olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Add the chives. Set aside.

Add the drained chickpeas, avocados, mozzarella and cherry tomatoes to a salad bowl. Pour the dressing over the top and toss until combined.


Keywords: tricolore salad, salad with chickpeas, tricolour salad