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Servings
Servings:
Three
Title

Chickpea Sandwiches

Recipe Type
Description

This tasty sandwich is perfect for your summer picnic.

Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 1 (15-ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 stalk celery, chopped
  • ¼ medium onion, chopped
  • 1 tablespoon mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill weed
  • Ground black pepper (to taste)
  • Salt (if desired, to taste)
Directions

Directions

Drain and rinse chickpeas. Pour chickpeas into a medium-size mixing bowl and mash with a fork. Mix in celery, onion, mayonnaise (to taste), lemon juice, dill weed and pepper. Serve on whole-grain bread or buns.

*Optional: Add tuna, sliced hard-cooked eggs or silken tofu.

Dietary and Nutrition

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Chickpeas are a pulse food. Pulses are a type of legume (seeds that grow within pods). Pulses provide protein, dietary fiber, and many vitamins and minerals. They also contain “phytochemicals” (plant chemicals), which may reduce the risk of certain types of cancer and other diseases. 

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Pulses: The Perfect Food, Healthy to Eat, Healthy to Grow; Peas-Lentils-Chickpeas (FN1508, Reviewed Oct. 2022)

Pulses, which include chickpeas/garbanzo beans, dry peas and lentils, are increasingly being recognized for their role in promoting good health.

On the Pulse of Healthful Eating Using More Pulse Foods In Your Diet (FN1714, Reviewed May 2019)

Pulses are a type of legume characterized by seeds that grow in pods. These ancient crops have been used in worldwide cuisine for thousands of years. Pulses include chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), lentils and dry peas.

This recipe was analyzed for nutrition using Food Processor SQL Nutrition and Fitness Software and tested in the kitchen.