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Chickpea Salad Sandwich Recipe (Vegan)

  • Author: Verna
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 servings 1x
  • Category: mains, snacks/sides, gluten free,sauces/salsas
  • Method: mixing bowl
  • Cuisine: American, Canadian, Vegan
  • Diet: Vegan


Quick and easy with fresh veggies, mashed chickpeas and the best creamy tangy dressing this Chickpea Salad Sandwich Recipe is AMAZING and vegan! Bon Appetit!



  • 1 can of chickpeas, (drained and rinsed)
  • zest of one medium lemon
  • one medium lemon, (juiced well)
  • 1/4 tsp granulated garlic
  • one dill pickle, (chopped)
  • 1 and 1/2 tbsps dill pickle juice
  • 1/4 cup red onion, (diced)
  • 1/4 cup red pepper, (diced)
  • 1/4 cup vegan mayo, ( I like vegenaise)
  • 1/4 cup chopped celery, ( one stock)
  • 1/4 cup grated carrot, (one small carrot)
  • 1 1/2 tbsp dried dill
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • bread of your choice


  • tomatoes
  • cucumbers
  • lettuce
  • whatever floats your boat


  1. Add the chickpeas to a medium bowl
  2. smash with a potato masher or a fork to consistency you’d like, (see notes*)
  3. Add the rest of the ingredients except the bread and mix well. Season with salt and pepper if needed.
  4. Now build your sandwich,
  5. Enjoy!


  • You can also  use your food processor to combine mixture, add chickpeas first, pulse a few times, then add all veggies , pulse a few more times, until you’re happy with the consistency. Then, add to a bowl, with rest of chickpea salad ingredients. Mix well.
  • optional add ins: sunflower seeds (salted) and or pumpkin seeds. they add a great crunch and nutty flavour
  • calories in this recipe do not include bread, tomatoes or cucumbers

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