Smashed Chickpea and Avocado Salad Sandwich

2.8 (43 reviews)

Smashed Chickpea and Avocado Salad Sandwich

  • Prep Time 10 minutes
  • Cook Time 5 minutes
  • Servings 3


  • One 15 oz. can chickpeas, rinsed, drained, and skinned 
  • 1 large, ripe, avocado 
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 
  • 2 Tbsp. chopped green onions 
  • Juice of 1 lime 
  • Salt and pepper, to taste 
  • Bread of your choice 
  • Sandwich toppings (we used lettuce and tomato) 


  • In a medium bowl, smash the chickpeas and avocado together using a fork or large spoon.
  • Add in the cilantro, green onions, and lime juice and stir
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Spread onto bread and top with your favorite sandwich toppings.

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Rated 2.8/5 based on 43 reviews

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