Smashed Chickpea & Avocado Sandwich Spread

3-4
Servings
10m
Prep Time
0m
Cook Time
10m
Ready In


"Modified from Two Peas & Their Pod blog. Best eaten the day it's made because the avocado will turn brown. Remove chickpea skins before smashing, by rubbing with a paper towel."

Original recipe yields 3-4 servings
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  • Garnish

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (222.6 g)
  • Calories 142.7
  • Total Fat - 7.7 g
  • Saturated Fat - 1.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 0 mg
  • Sodium - 15.6 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 19.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 8.2 g
  • Sugars - 5.6 g
  • Protein - 4.4 g
  • Calcium - 71.3 mg
  • Iron - 2.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 29.7 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.2 mg

Step 1

Rinse and drain the chickpeas. Place on a paper towel and remove the outer skins.

Step 2

In a medium bowl, using a fork or potato masher smash the chickpeas and avocado together.

Step 3

Add in garlic powder, green onion, lime juice, and chopped cilantro.

Step 4

Season with salt and pepper, to taste.

Step 5

Spread on toasted bread and top with your favorite sandwich toppings.

Note: this sandwich spread is best eaten the day it's made because the avocado will turn brown


Tips & Variations


  • Toasted bread, pita bread, or slider buns
  • Spinach leaves, lettuce, sliced tomatoes, sprouts, crumbled bacon, etc., as a garnish

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