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Chickpea Salad Sandwich Deluxe [Vegan]

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This is the only chickpea salad you will ever need. Chickpeas are mashed with crispy cabbage, creamy avocado, tangy red onion and chives, umami capers, plus more spices to bring to you a simple, but amazingly flavorful sandwich. Make a big batch of this budget-friendly meal and store it in the refrigerator for your meals throughout the week, alternating between sandwich, wrap, salad topping, or any other way you prefer it.

Chickpea Salad Sandwich Deluxe [Vegan]






  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and mashed
  • 1 cup cabbage, finely shredded
  • 1/2 avocado, cut into small cubes
  • 1 tablespoon chives, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon red onion, finely diced
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tablespoon capers, chopped
  • 1/3 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon grainy mustard
  • 1 teaspoon freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • Fresh cracked pepper
  • 4 sandwich rolls
  • Toppings of your choice


  1. Add mashed chickpeas, cabbage, avocado, chives, onion, garlic, and capers into a medium bowl.
  2. In a small bowl, whisk together the mayonnaise, olive oil, mustard, lemon juice, basil, salt, and pepper.
  3. Fold all ingredients together.
  4. Serve on sandwiches with lettuce, sprouts, tomato, cucumber, vegan cheese, etc.

Nutritional Information

Total Calories: 1174 | Total Carbs: 242 g | Total Fat: 58 g | Total Protein: 57 g | Total Sodium: 6558 g | Total Sugar: 11 g

Per Serving: Calories: 444 | Carbs: 61 g | Fat: 15 g | Protein: 14 g | Sodium: 1640 mg | Sugar: 3 g





Family-friendly vegan dinners and appetizers. I’m Annessia Maillet, one half of vegan recipe and lifestyle blog, Cruelty Free Family. I live in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada, where I spend my days peacefully parenting my three kiddos and cooking up vegan grub. I'm Beth DeCarlo. I live in Orlando, Florida, where I co-own Valhalla Bakery, a vegan bakery where I literally get to work as a vegan dessert taste tester. Annessia and I created Cruelty Free Family to share our vegan recipes.



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Victoria Mullis
8 Months Ago

Can someone PLEASE add the nutrition and macro information for just 1 serving of this with an Ezekiel wrap? I really feel like myfritnesspal is getting some of the information wrong.


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