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Chickpea Salad Sandwich


  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 ribs celery, diced
  • 2 tablespoons capers, rinsed and drained
  • 3 tablespoons mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 2 pinches black pepper
  • 4 slices sandwich bread
  • 1/2 avocado
  • 2 tablespoons roasted almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 2 to 4 tomato slices
  • Handful watercress or other greens, such as lettuce, arugula, or spinach
  1. Mash the chickpeas:In a medium bowl with a potato masher, coarsely mash the chickpeas.Canned chickpeas are mashed in a glass bowl with a potato masher next to it.
  2. Make the filling:Add the celery, capers, mayonnaise, lemon juice, and mustard to the bowl. Taste and add a pinch each of salt and pepper.A glass mixing bowl is filled with vegetarian chickpea salad to make an easy sandwich recipe.
  3. Assemble the sandwiches:Set 2 pieces of sandwich bread on a cutting board. On one slice of bread, mash 1/4 avocado. Sprinkle lightly with salt and pepper.Top with a spoonful of the chickpea salad and sprinkle with 1 tablespoon of the almonds. Add a tomato slice or two, greens of your choice, and top with the second slice of bread. Repeat to make the second sandwich.A slice of bread is topped with mashed avocado on a cutting board. A second slice is to the left.Chickpea salad is on top of a slice of bread and topped wth chopped almonds. A slice of sandwich bread is to the left.Sally Vargas | Art Banner Credit: Elena ReskoVegetarian "chicken" salad sandwich on a cutting board. Green sprouts are on top of the chickpeas and tomato on a slice of bread. The other slice of bread is to the left.Sally Vargas | Art Banner Credit: Elena ReskoOne chickpea salad sandwich on whole grain bread on a cutting board.

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