Introduction: Chickpea Salad Sandwich
This recipe was developed when I was trying to find a Vegan option for tuna salad. I mixed a few recipes and added a little of this and a little of that. It doesn’t taste anything like tuna salad. Instead I created a yummy, slightly tangy sandwich!
As you can tell, this recipe is not an exact science. Like with most of my recipes, it is made through trial and error, until I got the flavor I wanted. So, if you like things a little less garlicky, by all means, use less garlic! Add more onion! Whatever suits your taste buds. This is your sandwich!
Ingredients (makes about 8 sandwiches):
Note: This recipe requires a food processor.
For the filling:
2 - 3 carrots, shredded
2 cans chickpeas/ garbanzo beans
1 Tbsp dry mustard
2 Tbsp apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp sugar
1 ½ tsp paprika
3 tsp minced garlic
Salt & Pepper to taste
½ - 1 C vegan mayonnaise
4 green onions, chopped
For the sandwich:
Fresh spinach and/or your favorite lettuce
Your favorite bread
Step 1: Important Notes
Before we get started, first and foremost: Chickpeas and Garbanzo beans are the same thing! I say this because I remember hunting for garbanzo beans - going to store after store, never being able to find them. Until I ran into a store clerk who was able to enlighten me… Chickpeas are garbanzo beans!
Step 2: Start the Process
Drain the Chickpeas. Add them & the shredded carrots to food processor. Process on medium for just a couple seconds, until slightly chunky.
Step 3: Add More Ingredients
Add dry mustard, vinegar, sugar, paprika, garlic, salt & pepper. Process quickly, just enough to blend.
Step 4: Final Additions
Add green onions and ½ C of vegan mayo. Process until blended. Keep adding mayo until you achieve desired consistency.
Step 5: Make Your Sandwich!
For sandwich: Spread a little additional mayo on your favorite bread. Add spinach, sliced tomatoes and a good helping of chick pea salad. Enjoy!
Photos by Sabrina C. Night
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3 years ago
Looks tasty :)
Reply 3 years ago
Thank you. It really is!