chickpea Sandwich


Perfect picnic pick-me-up! Full of protein, fibre, iron and B-6

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1 (425 grams) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

2 stalks celery, finely chopped

3 green onions, thinly sliced

¼ cup finely chopped dill pickle

¼ cup finely chopped red bell pepper

3 tablespoons mayonnaise

1 clove garlic, minced

1 ½ teaspoons yellow mustard

2 teaspoons minced fresh dill (optional)

1 ½ to 3 teaspoons fresh lemon juice

¼ teaspoon fine sea salt, or to taste

Freshly ground black pepper



In a large bowl, mash the chickpeas with a potato masher until flaked in texture.

Stir in the celery, green onions, pickles, bell peppers, mayonnaise, and garlic until combined.

Now, stir in the mustard and dill, and season with the lemon juice, salt, and pepper, adjusting the quantities to taste.

Serve with toasted bread, on crackers, wraps, or on top of a basic leafy green salad. Or just enjoy it all on its own!