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Chickpea ‘Tuna’ Salad Sandwich [Vegan]

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Instead of tuna, these boys are made from chickpeas with seaweed flakes to give them that scent and taste of the sea.

Chickpea 'Tuna' Salad Sandwich [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy FreeVegan

Ingredients

  • 1- 15 oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 3 stalks celery with leaves, finely chopped
  • 2 TBS unsweetened dill pickle relish
  • 2 tsps. kelp or dulse or seaweed flakes
  • 1/2 tsp. each onion powder, dill, parsley, celery salt and Old Bay seasoning
  • 1/4 tsp. black pepper
  • 2 TBS vegan mayonnaise

Preparation

  1. Mash the chickpeas so that hardly any whole ones remain. Add all ingredients and mix well. Add more flakes if you want it to taste more “like the sea” or less if you want. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
  2. Serve the chickpea “tuna” salad on a platter with lettuce and veggies or put it in a sandwich. I added romaine lettuce, tomatoes, and alfalfa sprouts to mine. Tom had his on sourdough bread while I had mine on gluten-free red rice bread.

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18 comments on “Chickpea ‘Tuna’ Salad Sandwich [Vegan]”

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Carol Morgan
2 Years Ago

Old Bay and tuna just don\'t go together to me. Old Bay is for crab. Also tuna isn\'t a fishy tasting fish so why the seaweed. I\'ve been making chickpea tuna salad for years but I don\'t try to turn it fishy. Tuna has its own taste. There\'s really no getting it with kelp flakes and Old Bay. Neither remind me of tuna. I do add ground nuts in my chickpea salad though to give it more body. Usually either almonds or hazelnuts.


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Hannah
02 Jun 2015

How long should the tuna be refrigerated for to firm it up though? It doesn\'t say.

Mary Ciulla
2 Years Ago

I like your suggestions, Jan Roberts. And I always use Cholula on everything!


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Karen Frosch Brown
2 Years Ago

Looks like someone threw up on it. Hope its tasty as it looks awful.


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Elizabeth Smitley
23 Feb 2015

Just made it. I can say that out of the countless Vegan Tuna Salad recipes, it is easily the best.

Laura Maka Hartwell
2 Years Ago

Sounds yummy! I am going to try this.


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Melissa Ferraro
2 Years Ago

I love this and make it often!


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Katrina Spain
2 Years Ago

oh yea


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Gabriele Hawthorne
2 Years Ago

We make something similar it is yummy


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Lucy Milton
2 Years Ago

The thought of something being beans but being sea foody. I'd rather turn chick peas into hummus or add a bit of spice than make them salty. :-)


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Laura Voss Monahan
2 Years Ago

Made this for lunch, and my "reluctant" vegan sons gobbled it up. Love it! I used Isa's recipe.


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Jan Roberts
2 Years Ago

I make something similar: Garbanzo's mashed with a fork), capers, lemon juice, garlic, sliced green onions, diced tomatoes, Veganaisse and Cholulua hot sauce. Toast rye bread, spread some mayo on and then the Garbanzo Mash....oh man my mouths watering. Garbanzos are fantastic!


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