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Chickpea Salad Sandwich Recipe

Chickpea Salad Sandwich Recipe

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How To Make Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Skip the meat and go full veggie with this chickpea salad sandwich. This protein-packed meal has fresh greens, avocado, tomato, and almonds for some crunch.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Total: 15 minutes



  • 15ozchickpeas,(1 can), rinsed and drained
  • 2stalkscelery,diced
  • 2tbspcapers,rinsed and drained
  • 3tbspmayonnaise
  • 2tbsplemon juice
  • ½tspdijon mustard
  • tspsalt
  • 2pinchesblack pepper
  • 4slicessandwich bread
  • ½avocado
  • 2tbsproasted almonds,coarsely chopped
  • 4tomato slices
  • handfulwatercress,(or other greens, such as lettuce, arugula, or spinach)


  1. In a medium bowl with a potato masher, coarsely mash the chickpeas.

  2. Add the celery, capers, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and mustard to the bowl. Taste and add a pinch each of salt and pepper.

  3. Set 2 pieces of sandwich bread on a cutting board. On one slice of bread, mash ¼ avocado. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper. Top with a spoonful of the chickpea salad and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of the almonds.

  4. Add a tomato slice or two, greens of choice, and top with the second slice of bread. Repeat to make the second sandwich.

  5. Slice the sandwich in half or leave it whole and serve with chips or a salad.


  • Calories: 1262.97kcal
  • Fat: 43.63g
  • Saturated Fat: 5.71g
  • Trans Fat: 0.02g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 15.30g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 18.83g
  • Carbohydrates: 173.10g
  • Fiber: 34.26g
  • Sugar: 29.32g
  • Protein: 53.62g
  • Cholesterol: 8.45mg
  • Sodium: 913.05mg
  • Calcium: 254.75mg
  • Potassium: 2189.46mg
  • Iron: 12.20mg
  • Vitamin A: 42.08µg
  • Vitamin C: 28.56mg
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