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Side view of a smashed chickpea salad sandwich

Smashed Chickpea Salad


  • Author: https://mayihavethatrecipe.com
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Total Time: 10 mins
  • Yield: 2-21/4 cups 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Vegan Chickpea Salad - Mock Tuna - You will not miss the tuna with this vegan, vegetarian, no mayo mock "tuna" salad made with chickpeas and veggies


Ingredients

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  • 1-15oz can organic chickpeas, drained
  • 2 medium carrots diced small (yields about 1 cup)
  • 3 celery stalks, diced small (yields about 1/2 cup)
  • 1/2 cups fresh chopped cilantro or parsley
  • 2 tbsp pumpkin seeds (optional)
  • For the dressing:
  • 3 tbsp GO Veggie! Garlic & Chive Vegan Cream Cheese Alternative
  • 1 tbsp whole grain mustard
  • 1 tbsp lemon
  • 1 tbsp brown mustard

Instructions

  1. Pulse chickpeas in the food processor a few times until they just start to break down
  2. Add diced carrots, celery and cilantro and pulse a few more times until all the ingredients are incorporated
  3. Transfer to a bowl and set aside
  4. To prepare the dressing, whisk all the ingredients together until smooth and creamy. Add to chickpea mixture and mix well. Add pumpkin seeds (if using) and refrigerate until ready to use
  5. Enjoy it on a sandwich, with crackers or on a bed of lettuce
  • Category: Spread
  • Method: Raw
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 2 tablespoons
  • Calories: 40
  • Sugar: 1.2
  • Sodium: 96
  • Fat: 1.4
  • Saturated Fat: .3
  • Unsaturated Fat: .9
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 5.1
  • Fiber: 1.5
  • Protein: 1.7
  • Cholesterol: 0