Herby Chickpea Salad

Herby Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Herby Chickpea Salad

Herby Chickpea Salad

This Herby Chickpea Salad Sandwich is made with a flavorful smashed chickpea salad loaded up with lots of herbs, and layered with crunchy carrots & radishes, cucumber, avocado and sprouts. Vegan and Gluten-free adaptable!

Prep Time: 20

Total Time: 20

Yield: 2 extra large sandwiches

Main Ingredients:

  • 1 batch Chickpea Salad (see below)
  • 4 slices whole-grain bread or bagels (or sub wraps or gluten-free bread or wraps)
  • 1 tablespoon whole grain mustard
  • 2 large lettuce leaves (red leaf, green leaf or romaine)
  • 1 Turkish cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 carrot, thinly sliced (use a vegetable peeler)
  • 4 radishes, thinly sliced
  • 1 avocado sliced
  • big handful sprouts- alfalfa, sunflower or diakon

Chickpea Salad:

  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/4 cup chopped Italian parsley
  • 1/4 cup chopped dill (or sub ⅛ cup fresh tarragon)
  • 2 tablespoons whole grain mustard
  • 1–2 tablespoons Mayo (vegan or regular)
  • generous pinch salt and pepper

 

Instructions:

  1. Make the chickpea salad, placing all ingredients in a medium bowl, mix and smash with a fork until well combined. Taste and adjust salt and pepper to your liking.
  2. Assemble the sandwiches. Spread a little whole grain mustard on the bread.
  3. Top with lettuce and a generous amount of the chickpea salad.
  4. Layer sliced cucumber, carrots, radishes and avocado.
  5. Top with a mound of sprouts and bread.
  6. Cut in half and enjoy!

Notes:

Make the chickpea salad ahead, and have on hand for meals during the week. It keeps for 4-5 days in the fridge… Great for meal prep.