chickpea salad sandwich

Easy Smashed Chickpea Salad Sandwich Recipe

I love sandwiches and when you want something quick and filling in the morning; this chickpea salad sandwich has you covered. This a delicious recipe that is easy to whip up in 10 mins and will keep you going for an energetic morning. Best part? You can make the chickpea mix ahead of time and store it in an airtight container that will last you for a week. Serve this chickpea salad sandwich cold or warm either way, it tastes terrific.

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chickpea salad sandwich

Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This delicious chickpea salad sandwich is easy to whip up in 10 mins and will keep you going for an energetic morning:)
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Course: Breakfast, Vegan
Cuisine: American-Inspired
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 0 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 257kcal
Author: Gurleen


  • 1 can chickpea washed and strained
  • 1 onion peeled and chopped
  • ½ cup lettuce
  • 2 tbsp peanut butter
  • 1 tsp miso paste
  • 1 tsp cumin powder
  • 1 tsp red chili powder
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 Tbsp Black pepper
  • 2 Tbsp Olive oil
  • siracha optional topping
  • mayo optional topping



  • In a clean bowl, add the strained chickpeas. Using the back of a fork, mash all the chickpeas. Add in the sliced onions and mix well.
    1 can chickpea, 1 onion
  • In a separate bowl; add the rest of the ingredients except lettuce and cherry tomatoes. Mix well and if you think it is too thick, heat it in the microwave for 30 seconds or add a splash of hot water and mix again. Mix the sauce mix with the chickpeas and onion. Combine well and we have the sandwich mix ready.
    ½ cup lettuce, 1 tsp cumin powder, 1 tsp red chili powder, 1 tsp miso paste, Salt, 1 Tbsp Black pepper, 2 Tbsp Olive oil


  • To prep the sandwich; place some lettuce leaves on one side of the bread and spread the chickpea mix on it. Place some halved cherry tomatoes and cover. Slice and serve with some mayo, ketchup or maybe even siracha(for that spicy kick
    siracha, mayo


  • if you want to make a hot sandwich instead; place the sandwich in the sandwich maker with some butter or on the pan on medium-high for 2 mins on each side until crispy.



Calories: 257kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 21g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 5g | Monounsaturated Fat: 11g | Trans Fat: 0.01g | Sodium: 313mg | Potassium: 335mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 729IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 1mg
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