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California Avocado Chickpea Salad Sandwich

California Avocado Chickpea Salad Sandwich
Total time:

10 min

Prep time:

10 min

Cook time:

n/a

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

ingredients

Serving Size: 4

1 (15-oz.) can chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
1 ripe, Fresh California Avocado, 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

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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.

Recipe Tags

  • beans and legumes
  • garbanzo
  • grains
  • meatless Monday
  • pita
  • salad
  • sandwich
  • spinach
  • tomatoes
  • vegan
  • versatility
  • whole grains

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