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Tomato Baked Chickpeas Over Avocado Toast [Vegan]

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Hearty chickpeas are baked in a rich tomato sauce and topped with creamy ricotta. Enjoy as is or added to avocado toast for a quick lunch! Toast - with its delicious yet neutral flavor, is the perfect vehicle, soaking up all the lingering flavors and acts as an edible spoon, gathering up the last morsels of a meal. And man does it do it justice here! And this recipe sums up a motto I like to live by: When in doubt, put it on some avocado toast.

Tomato Baked Chickpeas Over Avocado Toast [Vegan]

This Recipe is :

Dairy Free Vegan






  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 shallots or 1/2 small onion, finely diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 cups diced tomatoes, canned
  • 1 tablespoon dried Italian seasoning
  • Dash of chili flakes
  • Sea salt
  • 2 (14 ounces) cans chickpeas or white beans, drained and rinsed
  • Handful of plant based ricotta
  • Handful of parsley or cilantro
  • Slices of sourdough bread + avocado


  1. Preheat your oven to 400ºF.
  2. In a large skillet, warm the olive oil over medium heat. Add in the shallot and garlic and cook, stirring frequently, for about 7-10 minutes. Add the canned tomatoes, seasoning, chili flakes and salt.
  3. Lower the heat to a simmer (stir often) until a thick sauce forms, about 10 minutes.
  4. Once it’s cooked, stir in the beans and mix well to coat.
  5. Pour the tomato beans into a medium-sized baking dish and cook for 25-30 minutes.
  6. Pull the baked beans out of the oven and sprinkle with the ricotta. Put it back in to the oven and cook for another 5 minutes, until the ricotta has slightly melted.
  7. Top with the parsley/cilantro and enjoy the baked beans as is or over toast!
  8. Take a slice of toast, layer on the baked beans and then the avocado. Top with sea salt, black pepper, squeeze of lemon and enjoy!





Easy food that makes you enthusiastic, not frustrated. Marie is a food photographer in San Francisco, CA and the author of 8thandlake.com, a popular health food blog. Marie started 8thandlake after her boyfriend suffered from 8 years of unexplained stomach pains. What started out as a way to share delicious foods, turned into a space for creating hardly strictly vegan recipes that focus on bringing veggies to the center of the plate, fresh fish, and a lot of dark chocolate — food that makes you enthusiastic not frustrated.



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