Smashed Chickpea, Avocado & Pesto Salad Sandwich

Smashed Chickpea, Avocado & Pesto Salad Sandwich

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10 min 0 min 10 min 3


1 avocado(s) Avocado
1/2 cup Baby spinach (for topping)
2 tbsp Basil pesto
1 can (15oz) Chickpeas, canned, drained (rinsed, drained)
1/2 whole lemon(s) Lemon juice
1/8 tsp Salt and pepper (to taste)
6 slice Whole wheat bread


1. Place the chickpeas on a paper towel or clean kitchen towel and remove the outer skins. Roll them around a bit and they will come off easily. This step is optional.

2. In a medium bowl, combine the chickpeas and avocado. Smash with a fork until well combined. It is all right if some of the chickpeas are chunky, this will give the mixture texture.


3. Stir in pesto and fresh lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

4. Spread chickpea salad on bread slices and top with spinach leaves, if using. Cut sandwich in half and serve!

5. Serve with cut up veggies, crackers, or pita chips. Enjoy!

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 507
Calories from fat 182
Calories from saturated fat 25.9
Total Fat 20.2 g
Saturated Fat 2.9 g
Trans Fat 0
Polyunsaturated Fat 2.9 g
Monounsaturated Fat 8.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 627 mg
Potassium 657 mg
Total Carbohydrate 62 g
Dietary Fiber 17.7 g
Sugars 9.9 g
Protein 18.8 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Grain 1.6
Meat Alternative 0.8
Vegetables 1.9

Energy sources

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