Chickpea Salad Sandwich with Sweet Apple Slaw

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
15 min 0 min 4
Chickpea Salad Sandwich with Sweet Apple Slaw
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2 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (for salad)
1 tsp Lemon peel (zest) (for salad)
1 avocado(s) Avocado (peeled, de-seeded, for salad)
1/2 cup Cottage cheese (1% M.F.) (for salad)
1 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice (for salad)
1 medium Carrots (chopped, for salad)
1/2 small White onion (chopped, for salad)
1 cup Red cabbage (sliced, for slaw)
1 medium Apple, red delicious (grated, for slaw)
1/4 cup Vegetable oil (for slaw)
1 tbsp Red wine vinegar (for slaw)
1 tbsp Dijon mustard (for slaw)
1 tbsp Honey (for slaw)
1 pinch Salt and pepper (for slaw)
8 slice Whole wheat bread
1 cup Spinach (divided for topping)


In a food processor, combine the chickpeas and lemon zest. Process until mostly smooth, with small chunks.

In a separate bowl, mash the avocado with a fork. Add the cottage cheese and lemon juice, and stir until combined.

Add the carrots, onions, salt and chickpeas to the bowl with the avocado mixture and stir.

In a separate bowl, combine the cabbage and grated red apple. In a small bowl make the dressing by whisking together the oil, vinegar, mustard, and honey. Pour the dressing over the slaw.

Toast the bread, and then assemble the sandwich. On the bread, layer the spinach or lettuce, chickpea salad and slaw.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 689
Calories from fat 275
Calories from saturated fat 36
Total Fat 31 g
Saturated Fat 4.0 g
Trans Fat 0.1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 11.5 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.3 g
Cholesterol 1.3 mg
Sodium 902 mg
Potassium 912 mg
Total Carbohydrate 87 g
Dietary Fiber 22.5 g
Sugars 23.4 g
Protein 27.3 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Fruit 0.3
Grain 1.6
Meat Alternative 1.2
Milk Alternative 0.1
Vegetables 3.2

Energy sources


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