Chickpeas are underrated! It’s perfect to use in… any dish really, to get some more protein. You can bake them in a lot of spices, mash them into a spread, or just add them as they are to any stew. Or, you can use them in your sandwich! Here’s 15 recipes using chickpeas in sandwiches from the Food Monster App to give you a healthy, high-protein and delicious lunch alternative.

1. High-Protein Curry Chickpea Sandwich 

A sandwich packed with protein and flavors! This High-Protein Curry Chickpea Sandwich has mashed chickpeas mixed with a fragrant spice blend. You don’t need more than 10 minutes to make this sandwich, and you’re good to go with the perfect lunch!

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2. Coronation Chickpea Sandwiches Vegan Coronation Chickpea Sandwiches between sourdough with greens

This is a vegan twist on the regular sandwich, filled with mashed chickpeas in slices of crusty, freshly-baked sourdough! Add some greens together with the spices chickpea mix. Healthy, filling, and flavorful!

3. Mediterranean Smashed Chickpea Sandwich 

This sandwich has a lot of Mediterranean flavors, to make it unique and interesting! It’s light but hearty, filled with protein and iron, and super easy to make, so no excuse not to make this Mediterranean Smashed Chickpea Sandwich!

4. Simple Turmeric Chickpea Sandwich 

Make a bunch of this Simple Turmeric Chickpea Sandwich, and you’ll have lunch for the whole week! It’s filled with proteins from the chickpeas, and you can add different greens and veggies – whatever you prefer!

5. Super Fast Chickpea Sandwich 

When you’re short on time and want something that doesn’t is a hassle to make and also is super delicious – we got you covered! Try this filling and Super Fast Chickpea Sandwich, you’re gonna love it!

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6. Spicy Roasted Chickpea Spread Sandwich Spicy Roasted Chickpea Spread

The chickpeas in this sandwich are seasoned with cayenne and lemon and blended with sundried tomatoes for some different flavors. Try this Spicy Roasted Chickpea Spread Sandwich for a different take on the regular sandwich!

7. Chickpea Tuna Salad Sandwich 

You only need 10 simple ingredients to make this Chickpea Tuna Salad Sandwich! If you used to love tuna, you are gonna love this vegan take on it! It’s also completely gluten-free and oil-free.

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8. Cranberry Chickpea Salad Sandwich 

Cranberries, celery, pecans, and capers create plenty of salty and sweet flavors, also a really great texture to this Cranberry Chickpea Salad Sandwich! Layer the filling in a bread of your choice, and enjoy yourself!

9. Chickpea ‘Tuna’ Fish Sandwich Vegan GLuten-Free Chickpea ‘Tuna’ Fish Sandwich high-protein

This sandwich is a ‘mock sandwich’ of the popular tuna sandwich, a totally vegan version – and so much better than the original! Make this Chickpea ‘Tuna’ Fish Sandwich for your friends, they’re gonna love it.

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10. Doubles: Fried Flatbread Sandwich With Chickpea Curry 

A really good street-food inspired dish! These Doubles: Fried Flatbread Sandwich With Chickpea Curry are truly divine, and the homemade flatbread is filled with curry-spiced chickpeas. It’s perfect to add some cucumber, tamarind, or mango chutney to make it like the original!

11. Chickpea Salad Sandwich DeluxeChickpea Salad Deluxe

In this Chickpea Salad Sandwich Deluxe, the chickpeas are mashed with crispy cabbage, creamy avocado, tangy red onion and chives, umami capers, as well as spices. You can choose to add it in a sandwich, a wrap, or whatever you’d prefer, along with a good salad of your choice!

12. Chickpea ‘Tuna’ Salad Sandwich How to Add More Pickled Foods to Your Diet

The chickpeas in this recipe are mixed with seaweed flakes to give them flavors from the sea. Extra flavorful, extra creamy, extra yummy, this Chickpea ‘Tuna’ Salad Sandwich is really addictive!

13. Chickpea Tuna Melt Sandwich Miss Fish? Try These Yummy Alternative Recipes

A really simple and delicious meal you’ll whip together in no time! This Chickpea Tuna Melt Sandwich might be your new to-go favorite, with the most flavorful chickpea tuna melt and vegan tuna melt served on sliced bread.

14. Tomato Baked Chickpeas Over Avocado Toast 

The chickpeas are baked in tomato sauce and topped with creamy ricotta in this Tomato Baked Chickpeas Over Avocado Toast recipe! The toast will soak up all the delicious flavors from the chickpea mix, and topped with some avocado you’ll get the perfect combination of crispy and creamy!

15. Moroccan Chickpea Wraps Cajun Chickpea Wraps

You can easily make these wraps yourself, it’s simple and so much more delicious than store bought! These Moroccan Chickpea Wraps are filled with a spicy cajun hummus spread and loaded with veggies. Healthy, high-protein, and perfect for lunch!

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Lover of chickpeas? Check out these 10 Ways to Use Chickpeas to Make Flavorful, Zesty Snacks and Dishes from the Food Monster App!


Lead image source: Spicy Roasted Chickpea Spread Sandwich 

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