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Dilly Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

These chickpea salad sandwiches are super flavorful and contain less fat and cholesterol than chicken salad. They make delightful picnic sandwiches. —Deanna McDonald, Muskegon, Michigan
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas or garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup reduced-fat mayonnaise or vegan mayonnaise
  • 3 tablespoons honey mustard or Dijon mustard
  • 2 tablespoons snipped fresh dill
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 12 slices multigrain bread
  • Optional: Romaine leaves, tomato slices, dill pickle slices and sweet red pepper rings

Directions

  • Place garbanzo beans in a large bowl; mash to desired consistency. Stir in onion, celery, mayonnaise, mustard, dill, vinegar, salt, paprika and pepper. Spread over each of 6 bread slices; layer with toppings of your choice and remaining bread.
Nutrition Facts
1 sandwich: 295 calories, 11g fat (2g saturated fat), 7mg cholesterol, 586mg sodium, 41g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 7g fiber), 10g protein.

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  • Michelle
    Oct 29, 2020

    Taste like tuna salad. Really great yummy.

  • angela32
    Aug 13, 2020

    This is a great recipe and a wonderful lunch idea that's "healthier" than our standard meat/cheese combo.

  • Kevin444
    May 20, 2020

    I love this recipe - didn't change a thing. I gave it to a friend who is a professional chef and he love it too. (and he doesn't like anything!) :-) Great job.