California Avocado Chickpea Salad Sandwich

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Total Time:

10min

Prep Time:

10min

Nutritional Highlights (per serving)

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240
Calories
7 g
Total Fat
10 g
Dietary Fiber
9 g
Protein
36 g
Total Carbs
 California Avocado Chickpea Salad Sandwich

A quick and easy vegan pita sandwich with a delicious chickpea and avocado salad inside.

Ingredients

Serves: 4
  (15-oz.) can chickpeas (also known as garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
  ripe, Fresh California Avocados, seeded and peeled
  medium lemon, juiced
    Salt and pepper, to taste
cup  baby spinach leaves
  slices ripe tomato
  whole wheat pitas, halved and opened

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

Instructions

  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 www.kingsoopers.com/healthmatters

*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.

NUTRITION INFORMATION
PER SERVING
Calories 240
Total Fat 7 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Saturated Fat 1 g
Unsaturated Fat 4 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1 mg
Dietary Fiber 10 g
Protein 9 g
Total Carbs 36 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 400 mg
Potassium 370 mg
Total Sugar 2 g

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 %

*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 Calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

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