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Smashed Chickpea Salad Sandwich cut in half and stacked.

Smashed Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Tangy, a bit spicy, hearty and creamy, this Smashed Chickpea Salad Sandwich is a delicious way to enjoy nourishing chickpeas. Fabulous as a sandwich or simply as a salad. vegetarian or vegan + optionally gluten free
Course Dinner, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine American
Keyword Chickpea Salad, Chickpea Sandwich, Vegan Sandwich, Vegetarian Sandwich
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 2 Servings
Calories 385kcal
Author Traci York | Vanilla And Bean


For the Salad:

  • 1 (425g) Can Chickpeas drained and rinsed (aka Garbanzo)
  • 1/4 C (55g) + 1 Tbs Dill Pickles finely chopped
  • 1/4 C (35g) Purple Onion finely chopped, about 1/2 an onion
  • 2 Tbs (30g) Just Mayo or Vegenaise or mayo of choice
  • 2 1/2 tsp Stone Ground Mustard
  • 1 1/2 tsp Apple Cider Vinegar
  • 1/4 tsp + 1/8 Sea Salt
  • 2 tsp Fresh Dill fresh-chopped
  • 1/8 tsp Ground Turmeric optional for color and health!
  • 8-10 grinds of fresh Black Pepper

For the Sandwich (options):

  • Multigrain Bread or Optional Gluten Free Bread
  • Sprouts
  • Kale
  • Shredded Carrots
  • Lettuce
  • Tomatoes


  • Using a potato masher, rough-mash the chickpeas until most is smashed but there are still some whole chickpeas left. Add the pickles, onion, mayo, mustard, vinegar, salt, dill, optional turmeric and black pepper. Mix well. Taste for seasoning adjustment.
  • Store in a covered container for up to two days. Delicious alone or piled high on multigrain with accompanying veggies.


Calories: 385kcal | Carbohydrates: 51g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 611mg | Potassium: 560mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 77IU | Vitamin C: 4mg | Calcium: 106mg | Iron: 5mg