Chickpea bruschetta sitting on a cutting board.

​Chickpea Bruschetta

Bruschetta has to be one of the best creations on this Earth. A small handheld pizza with fresh

veggies? Um, yes, please! This recipe is very refreshing and bright in flavor! The use of sun-dried

tomatoes give this recipe a tart flavor and combined with the chickpeas makes for a delicious

experience. Chickpeas also provide a great amount of protein and allows for all different diets to

enjoy this amazing appetizer! Easy to make and packed with many flavors and benefits, this is

sure to stand out on any occasion!


● 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

● 1 baguette or rustic bread

● 2 Tbsp chopped parsley leaves, plus extra to serve

● 6 sun-dried tomatoes, drained and chopped

● 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil or olive oil, plus extra to serve

● 1 Tbsp lemon juice

● 2 garlic cloves, peeled

● 1/4 tsp fine salt, or according to taste

● black pepper, to taste


1. Smash the chickpeas and add in parsley, olive oil, sun-dried tomatoes, lemon juice, salt,

and pepper and mix well

2. Cut your baguette into diagonal slices about ½ inch thick and place onto a baking sheet to

bake at 400°F until crispy and dry (8-10 minutes). You can also toast these slices on the

stove with olive oil until golden brown.

3. Brush on some garlic and top with your chickpea mixture. Drizzle some olive oil and

garnish with parsley and enjoy!

Nutritional Information: Serving size: 1 slice | Servings per recipe: 10 | Per serving: 142 kcal |

Carbohydrates: 15.8g | Dietary fiber: 4.1g | Protein: 5.5g | Fat: 7.2g | Sodium: 267.7g | Sugars:


Recipe adapted from

Last updated December 13, 2021