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chickpea and avocado salad sandwiches
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Chickpea and Avocado Salad Sandwiches

Chickpea and avocado salad sandwiches are healthy and delicious vegetarian sandwiches that are perfect for lunch.
Prep Time10 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: American
Keyword: avocados, chickpeas, sandwiches
Servings: 2 Sandwiches
Calories: 523kcal
Author: Mavis K.

Ingredients

  • cups cooked chickpeas (drain and wash if using canned chickpeas)
  • 1 avocado
  • cup red onions (diced)
  • salt and pepper (to taste)
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • 4 slices multigrain bread (or any bread of your choice)
  • 4 slices tomatoes (optional)
  • handful alfalfa sprouts (optional)

Instructions

  • Pour the chickpeas into a medium mixing bowl and use a fork or a potato masher to mash the chickpeas to desired consistency.
  • Remove the skin and pit from the avocado and add the avocado to the mashed chickpeas. Use the fork to mash and mix the avocado with the chickpeas.
  • Add the red onions, cumin, salt, and pepper to the bowl and mix everything together with the fork.
  • Scoop half of the spread on one of the sandwich breads (I prefer my bread to be lightly toasted for this sandwich, but you can use un-toasted bread).
  • Top with two tomato slices and a handful of alfalfa sprouts (if using), and cover with the other half of the sandwich bread.
  • Make the second sandwich with the remaining spread, bread and toppings.
  • Top with a skewered olive, if desired.

Nutrition

Calories: 523kcal | Carbohydrates: 70g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 12g | Sodium: 244mg | Potassium: 1160mg | Fiber: 21g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 638IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Calcium: 148mg | Iron: 6mg