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Chickpea Jalapeno Salad Sandwich


Ingredients

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  • 1 15 oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup chopped red onions
  • 1/2 cup chopped jalapeno, seeds removed
  • 1 medium avocado
  • juice of one lime
  • 2 tablespoons chopped cilantro
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • FOR SANDWICH
  • sliced bread of your choice, I used whole wheat
  • sliced cucumbers
  • sliced tomatoes
  • FOR SALAD
  • mixed greens

Instructions

  1. Place drained chickpeas in a medium bowl and mash them using the back of a fork or potato masher, leaving some chunks of peas.
  2. Slice avocado and scoop it out using a large spoon into a small bowl. Squeeze the juice of the lime over the avocado and mash using the back of a fork and add the mashed avocado to the chickpeas.
  3. Add in the onions, jalapeño, and cilantro, stir to combine.
  4. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Pile salad onto lightly toasted bread and top with tomatoes and cucumbers or topping of your choice for sandwich.
  6. For a salad, place mixed greens on a plate and place a scoop of chickpea salad on top of the greens.
  7. Serve and enjoy!


Nutrition

  • Calories: 243
  • Sugar: 6
  • Sodium: 267
  • Fat: 10.4
  • Saturated Fat: 1.3
  • Carbohydrates: 32.1
  • Fiber: 11.2
  • Protein: 8.9
  • Cholesterol: 0