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!
Save Recipe Print
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.

Trending Videos 6 Videos

Almost One-Pan Skillet Lasagna 02:21

Bev gets her kids involved in making this perfect weeknight dinner.

IDEAS YOU'LL LOVE

Chicken Poppy Seed Salad Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Chickpea Feta Salad over Greens

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Crispy Chickpeas

Recipe courtesy of Giada De Laurentiis

Pastrami Football Finger Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Black Bean and Corn Salad

Recipe courtesy of Rachael Ray

Fall Salad

Recipe courtesy of Tyler Florence

Ham And Pimiento Cheese Drop Biscuit Sandwiches

Recipe courtesy of Trisha Yearwood

Broccoli Salad

Recipe courtesy of The Neelys

Asian Salad

Recipe courtesy of Food Network Kitchen

Browse Reviews By Keyword

          Food Network Apps

          In the Kitchen

          Get over 70,000 FN recipes on all your mobile devices.

          Facebook Messenger

          Ask our bot for recipes, meal ideas and daily food trivia.