Classic Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Easy lunch recipe made with mashed chickpeas mixed and classic chicken salad ingredients (minus the chicken!).
Classic Chickpea Salad Sandwich


  1. 2 and 1/2 cups chickpeas 2 15 ounce cans of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  2. 1/4 cup mayonnaise substitute vegan mayo to make vegan
  3. 2 tablespoons tahini
  4. 2 tablespoons spicy brown mustard
  5. 1/2 cup red or yellow onion, diced
  6. 1/4 cup carrot, diced
  7. 1/4 cup celery, diced
  8. 1/4 cup sunflower seeds
  9. 1/4 cup pumpkin seeds
  10. 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar
  11. 1 teaspoon dry dill
  12. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  13. fresh ground black pepper, to taste
  14. 10 slices whole wheat bread


  • If using canned chickpeas, drain liquid and pat dry with a towel to remove excess moisture. 
  • Add the chickpeas, mayonnaise, tahini and brown mustard a medium bowl. Mash with a fork until most of the chickpeas are pureed. Alternately, use a food processor to mash the chickpeas.