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California Avocado Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

n/a

California Avocado Chickpea Salad Sandwich

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A quick and easy vegan pita sandwich with a delicious chickpea and avocado salad inside.

Ingredients

Serves: 4

1 (15-oz.) can chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded and peeled
1 medium lemon, juiced
Salt and pepper to taste
1 cup baby spinach leaves
8 slices ripe tomato
2 whole wheat pitas, halved and opened

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting.
Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados.

Instructions

  1. In a medium bowl, combine chickpeas and avocado using a fork or masher until well combined but still chunky. Add lemon juice, salt, pepper.
  2. Arrange spinach and tomato in pita. Place ¼ mixture of salad into each pita and enjoy!

Variations: add cucumber slices, shredded carrots or shredded daikon radishes.

Recipe developed by King Soopers/City Market RD Nutritionists www.kingsoopers.com/healthmatters

Nutrition information per serving

Calories 240; Total Fat 7 g (Sat 1 g, Trans 0 g, Poly 1 g, Mono 4 g); Cholesterol 0 mg; Sodium 400 mg; Potassium 370 mg; Total Carbohydrates 36 g; Dietary Fiber 10 g; Total Sugars 2 g; Protein 9 g; Vitamin A 1052 IU; Vitamin C 15 mg; Calcium 22 mg; Iron 2.4 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 51 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 2%; Iron 15 %

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

**Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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