Chickpea salad sandwich

Simple & crowd-pleasing

Better than tuna salad, this picnic favourite (from Andrea Potter, Rooted Nutrition) is easy to prep in advance.

It lasts in the fridge in an airtight container for about 4 days.

*Check out the curried variation as well.

This sandwich is:

  • Crowd-pleasing
  • Simple and easy to make
  • Full of fibre

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Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Prep Time 10 mins
Servings 6
Calories 212 kcal

Ingredients
  

Chickpea salad:

  • 1 398ml chickpeas, canned or use 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 2 pickles chopped small
  • 1 tbsp capers
  • 1 tbsp fresh dill chopped. Or use 1 tsp dried dill.
  • 1 clove garlic minced or grated
  • 2 tbsp vegan mayo
  • 1 tsp dijon or other mustard
  • 2 tbsp red onion or shallot finely chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Other ingredients:

  • 6 Buns or sandwich bread

Instructions
 

  • Add all to a mixing bowl and mash with a potato masher or use a hand blender to mash. Mixture should be not too mushy but should stick together.
  • *For curried variation, add 1 tsp curry powder to the mayo and omit the dill, pickles and capers. Add a chopped bell pepper if you like.

Notes

Serving Information

Use to fill sandwiches with deli sprouts, avocado, tomato and your favourite toppings.

Recipe Cost Breakdown

   Ingredients
 
Servings: 6
Quantity
Measure
Cost
Chickpeas, canned (398ml/14oz)
1
ea
3.29
Mayo, vegan
2
Tbsp
.59
Mustard, Dijon
1
tsp
.44
Bread, wholegrain sandwich
8
slices
3.84
Garlic
1
clove
.05
Onion, red, medium
.13
ea
.21
Capers
1
Tbsp
.40
Herbs, fresh (21g pkg)
.25
ea
.39
Total
 
 
9.21
Cost/Serving
 
 
2.30

Nutrition

Calories: 212kcalCarbohydrates: 30gProtein: 9gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 440mgPotassium: 222mgFiber: 6gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 20IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 65mgIron: 2mg
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