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Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This flavorful chickpea salad only takes 10 minutes to make and there is no cooking involved, making it the perfect recipe for healthy lunches!

Serves 4


  • 1 (15 ounces) can low-sodium chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • ¼ cup hummus, or more depending on desired creaminess
  • ¼ tsp old bay seasoning
  • ¼ cup diced carrot
  • ¼ cup diced celery
  • ¼ cup diced red onion
  • 3 tablespoons toasted sunflower seeds

For serving, per person

  • 2 romaine lettuce leaves or 2 slices whole-grain bread, lightly toasted
  • Sliced red onion, tomato, avocado and/or lettuce


  1. In a medium bowl, mash drained and rinsed chickpeas with a fork. Add the remaining ingredients and stir to combine.
  2. Prepare desired toppings, such as sliced red onion, tomato or avocado.
  3. If serving as a sandwich, toast bread and serve between slices with toppings. If serving with romaine lettuce leaves, top leaves with chickpea mixture and toppings. Alternatively, serve as a dip with sliced vegetables.
  4. To round out the meal, pair with baby carrots or a piece of fruit.
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