California Avocado Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Total Time: 10 min

Prep Time:

Nutrition Facts

Nutrition information
per serving

Calories 240
Total Fat 7g
Saturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Monounsaturated Fat 4g
Cholesterol 0mg
Sodium 400mg
Total Carbs 36g
Dietary Fiber 10g
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 9g
Potassium 370mg

Vitamin A 1052 IU; Vitamin C 15 mg; Calcium 22 mg; Iron 2.4 mg; Vitamin D 0 IU; Folate 51 mcg; Omega 3 Fatty Acid 0.1 g

% Daily Value*: Vitamin A 20%; Vitamin C 25%; Calcium 2%; Iron 15 %

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

A quick and easy vegan pita sandwich with a delicious chickpea and avocado salad inside. You could also make the chunky avocado hummus recipe and serve as a dip or on the spinach and tomato as a salad.

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Serves: 4

1 (15-oz.) can chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained 1 ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded and peeled 1 medium lemon, juiced Salt and pepper, to taste 1 cup baby spinach leaves 8 slices ripe tomato 2 whole wheat pitas, halved and opened
  1. In a medium bowl, combine chickpeas and avocado using a fork or masher until well combined but still chunky. Add lemon juice, salt, pepper.
  2. Arrange spinach and tomato in pita. Place ¼ mixture of salad into each pita and enjoy!

Variations: add cucumber slices, shredded carrots or shredded daikon radishes.

Recipe developed by King Soopers/City Market RD Nutritionists

*Large avocados are recommended for this recipe. A large avocado averages about 8 ounces. If using smaller or larger size avocados adjust the quantity accordingly.

Did You Know?

There are lots of quick and easy recipes on this site. Some have more than 7 ingredients, but most can be prepared in 15 minutes or less. Even with simple recipes it helps to know how to store avocados before you use them and if you have any left over.

As with all fruits and vegetables, wash avocados before cutting. Check out our tips for how to choose and use California Avocados


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