Recipes and Cooking Chickpea and Freekeh Salad 4.6 (10) Add your rating & review Filled with chickpeas, avocado, and freekeh, this salad is sure to keep you satisfied for hours. Make this salad up to four hours ahead of time for a quick meal later. By Colleen Weeden Colleen Weeden As a food expert, Colleen Weeden has written extensively for Better Homes & Gardens. From airfryer tips to advice on how to poach an egg, she shares her passion for food with practical, easy-to-follow tips. She has also contributed to Midwest Living magazine. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on August 22, 2022 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Prep Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Total Time: 40 mins Servings: 4 Yield: 5 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ½ cup uncooked freekeh 1 15-16 ounce can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained 1 avocado, halved, seeded, peeled, and cubed 3 ounce feta cheese, cubed 2 ounce salami, chopped ½ cup chopped fresh mint ½ cup chopped fresh Italian parsley 1 clove garlic, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil Salt and black pepper Directions In a medium saucepan bring 1 1/4 cups water to boiling; stir in freekeh. Return to boiling; reduce heat. Cook, covered, 20 minutes or until most of the liquid is absorbed and freekeh is tender. Drain any excess liquid. Meanwhile, in a large bowl combine the next seven ingredients (through garlic). Drizzle with oil and toss lightly to coat. Place freekeh in a sieve and run under cold water to cool quickly. Drain well. Stir into chickpea mixture. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve immediately or cover and chill up to 4 hours. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 362 Calories 19g Fat 35g Carbs 15g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 362 % Daily Value * Total Fat 19g 24% Saturated Fat 6g 30% Cholesterol 31mg 10% Sodium 556mg 24% Total Carbohydrate 35g 13% Total Sugars 4g Protein 15g Vitamin C 14.9mg 75% Calcium 169mg 13% Iron 7.9mg 44% Potassium 397mg 8% Folate, total 83.5mcg Vitamin B-12 0.4mcg Vitamin B-6 0.3mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.