Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Andrea Potter, Rooted Nutrition
Better than tuna salad, this picnic favourite 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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Servings 6
Calories 212 kcal

Ingredients
  

Chickpea salad:

  • 1 398ml chickpeas, canned or use 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas
  • 2 ea 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 ea 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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