Creamy Chickpea & Avocado Sandwich

Every once in a while, I get a hankering for an actual sandwich. Isn’t there something so satisfying about it? Especially when you’ve taken the time to match it up with veggie soup or salad.

 

Servings

3

Ready In:

10 mins

Good For:

Any time

 
Introduction

About this Recipe

By: Lisa Chilvers

Every once in a while, I get a hankering for an actual sandwich. Isn’t there something so satisfying about it? Especially when you’ve taken the time to match it up with veggie soup or salad.

What I love about this one in particular, is using the creaminess of avocado to replace traditional mayo. Its all about trying new things and thinking outside the box!

    creamy chickpea & avacodo sandwich
    Ingredients
    • 1 3/4 cups  Chickpeas (cooked, rinsed) 
    • Avocado

    • 1/2 tsp  Lemon juice

    • 1/4 cup  Parsley (finely chopped) 

    • 1  Garlic (small clove, minced)

    • Sea Salt And Pepper (to taste)
    • 6 slices  Gluten-Free Bread (toasted)

    • 1 cup  Arugula

    • 1/2  Cucumber (large, sliced)

    creamy chickpea & avacodo sandwich
    creamy chickpea & avacodo sandwich

    The Steps to Take

    Step 1

    In a large bowl, add the chickpeas and avocado. Mash well until everything is combined. Add the lemon juice, parsley, garlic, sea salt and pepper. Mix well once more.

    Step 2

    On one slice of the toast, add the arugula and cucumber. Top with the mashed chickpea mixture and the other slice of toast. Slice and enjoy!

     Notes:

    Leftovers: Refrigerate the leftover chickpea-avocado mix in a sealed container for up to two days. More Flavour: Add fresh herbs or spices to the chickpea mixture, such as dill, cumin or

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