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Chickpea and Avocado Sandwich

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Chickpea and Avocado Sandwich

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Course: Lunch
Cuisine: American
Keyword: avocado, chickpeas, dairy free, lowfat, no cook, quick and easy, sandwiches, spinach, vegetarian
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 399kcal


  • 15 ounce chickpeas (garbanzo beans), canned
  • 1 tablespoon cilantro
  • 1 stalk green onion
  • 1 medium avocado
  • 1 medium lime
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper, ground
  • 8 slice bread, whole wheat


  • 1 medium tomato, red
  • 1 cup spinach

Serve With

  • 2 medium orange


  • Rinse and drain the chickpeas. Place on a paper towel and remove the outer skins if desired.
  • Chop cilantro and green onion; slice tomato. Set aside separately.
  • In a medium bowl, smash the chickpeas and avocado together using the back of a fork or a potato masher. Add in cilantro, green onion, and juice from the lime. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Spread chickpea salad over 4 slices of bread; add tomato slices and spinach as desired, then top with remaining bread slices to form 4 sandwiches.
  • Serve with orange wedges on the side.
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Calories: 399kcal | Carbohydrates: 62g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 674mg | Fiber: 16g | Sugar: 4g

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