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Smashed Chickpea Avocado Salad Sandwich with Cranberries & Lemon

Smashed Chickpea Avocado Salad Sandwich with Cranberries & Lemon

 
Prep time 5 minutes
Ready in 5 minutes
Makes 3 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large ripe avocado
  • 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup dried cranberries
  • Freshly ground salt & pepper, to taste
  • 6 slices of your favorite whole grain bread (or gluten free)
  • Toppings: arugula, red onion, or spinach
 

Directions

1. In a medium bowl, smash chickpeas with a fork. Add in avocado and use fork to smash again until avocado is smooth, yet still contains a few chunky pieces. Stir in lemon juice and cranberries. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Place in refrigerator until ready to serve (best within 1-2 days).
2. When ready to serve toast bread then spread 1/3 chickpea avocado salad over 1 slice. Top with arugula, red onion or spinach, if desired. Add other toasted slice on top, then cut in half and enjoy!
 
Recipe by Monique Volz of