Chickpea Salad Sandwiches – 4 Ways!

Chickpea Salad Sandwiches are all the rage right now, and for good reason too! They’re so fresh and full of flavor that they put every tuna or chicken salad I’ve ever had to shame.

Seriously!!! I have no problem eating it straight out of the bowl, though it’s also stellar in sandwich form, and atop a bed of leafy greens and veggies. Hellooooo versatility!

Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

I could wax poetic for hours about just how flipping tasty chickpea salad sandwiches are but let’s jump ahead to my 4 favorite chickpea salad sandwich recipes! Enjoy!

Garden Veggie Chickpea Salad Sandwich

1. Garden Veggie Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This tasty Garden Veggie Chickpea Salad Sandwich is a plant-based powerhouse of a lunch! Make it in advance for a party or picnic or to take along as an easy weekday lunch for work or school.

Another fun fact about this recipe? Everyone can enjoy it! Ok fine, everyone except my primal paleo peeps who don’t do legumes. Man they’re missing out right now! This crunchy chickpea salad is vegetarian with an easy peasy swap to make it vegan.

It’s also dairy-free and gluten-free and packed to the brim with all things veggie and sure to rock your plate and veg up your eats!

This Strawberry Basil Chickpea Salad Sandwich makes a tasty (and portable!) lunch for work, school, or home. Even better? It's quick, easy, and healthy too!

2. Strawberry Basil Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This Strawberry Basil Chickpea Salad Sandwich makes a tasty (and portable!) lunch for work, school, or home. Even better? It’s quick, easy, and healthy too!

This sassy strawberry spiked salad is great every which way! You can serve it on a buttery bakery croissant (my FAVORITE!), whole grain bread, lettuce wraps, salads, or even with crackers and crudities.

Tomato Basil Chickpea Salad Sandwich FTW! Whip up this scrumptious chickpea salad in advance for speedy make-ahead lunches or picnic eats.

3. Tomato Basil Chickpea Salad Sandwich

A riff on traditional tuna or chicken sandwiches, these smashed chickpea sammies are super healthy and full of flavor – you seriously won’t miss the meat!

Since whipping up THIS garden veggie chickpea salad sandwich, I’ve been crushing extra hard. I decided to revamp the flavors a little and play around with my garden’s bounty of tomatoes and basil. I give you chickpea salad sandwich 2.0: tomato basil edition!

Mashed Cranberry Walnut Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

4. Cranberry Walnut Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This crunchy cranberry chickpea salad is gloriously vegetarian with an easy peasy swap to make it vegan. Simply grab your favorite vegan mayo and you’re good to go!

It’s also dairy-free and gluten-free and packed to the brim with all things veggie. To keep things GF, choose a gluten-free bread or bun or serve the mashed chickpeas over a bed of greens with your favorite dressing!

The recipe makes enough mashed chickpea salad goodness to make 3-4 scrumptious sandwiches, and it keeps for a few days in the fridge, meaning you can make these epic sammies in a matter of minutes!

If you get a chance to try any of these tasty chickpea salad sandwiches, let me know! Leave some love in the comment form below or tag your photos with @peasandcrayons on Instagram so I can happy dance over your creation! I can’t wait to see what you whip up!

 

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  • Gloria deGeare

    My eyes caught your Chickpea sandwiches. They all seem to die for, easy to make and have on hand for a couple days. I’m trying them this weekend!❤ Thank you!

    • Hope you adore them Gloria, enjoy!!! xoxo

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