Chickpeas are high in fiber and protein, so they're the perfect snack. I like the taste of them because they remind me a little bit of black-eyed peas, which I love! Combine them with avocado, a little mayo, and a dash of lime juice, and you've got a light-tasting summer salad that will really fill you up. Yum!
Chickpea Salad Sandwiches
Total:
1 hr
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy
Total:
1 hr
Active:
30 min
Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

Nutrition Info

Healthy

Ingredients

Chickpea Salad:
Sandwiches:

Directions

For the chickpea salad: In a medium bowl, using a fork or pastry blender, mash the chickpeas and avocado together until incorporated, but still chunky. Add the green onion, lime juice, mayonnaise, mustard, garlic, salt and pepper, and stir until mixed. If you want a spicy hot kick, add the cayenne. Refrigerate for at least 1/2 hour before serving.

For the sandwiches: Cut the pitas horizontally to create pockets. Spread the chickpea salad mixture into each pita pocket. Top with cucumber slices, sprouts, radishes and lettuce.

Cook's Note

You can pulse the chickpea salad ingredients in a food processor for a smoother consistency, but I like the chunkiness of mixing by hand.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chicken Poppy Seed Salad Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Cowboy Chopped Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Roasted Shrimp Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Asian Noodle Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Watermelon and Arugula Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ina Garten

Grape Salad

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Billie's Houdini Chicken Salad

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Creamy Potato Salad

Recipe courtesy of Nancy Fuller

Killer Kale Salad

Recipe courtesy of Ree Drummond

Craveworthy Eats 3 Videos

Crave-Worthy Egg Sandwich 03:24

Claire puts her own spin on a bacon, egg and cheese breakfast sandwich.

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          On TV

          Get Cooking