Vegan Waldorf Chickpea Salad

Loaded with juicy grapes, crisp celery, crunchy almonds, hearty chickpeas, and a decadent tahini dressing, this vegan Waldorf salad riff is a year-round favorite. It easy to make, works great for healthy meal prep, and is perfect for a picnic.


For the Dressing

  • 0.25 c creamy tahini
  • 2 tbsp dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp maple syrup
  • Generous salt and pepper

For the Salad

  • 2 15-oz cans of chick peas
  • 3 celery stalks with leaves
  • 0.5 c raisins
  • 1 c red grapes
  • 0.25 c slivered almonds


  1. To make the dressing, combine all of the ingredients in a large mixing bowl (the same bowl you'll make the salad in) and stir.
  2. Drain and rinse the chick peas.
  3. Peel the celery and slice the stalks into thin slivers. Set aside the celery leaves.
  4. To the bowl with the dressing, add the chick peas, chopped celery, and raisins. Mix well.
  5. Add the grapes, celery leaves, and almonds, then mix again gently.