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Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

Easy to make vegan Chickpea Salad Sandwiches are perfect for lunch at the office or school. Made with chickpeas, hidden veggies, and a pinch of seaweed, this recipe can be thought of as vegan or vegetarian tuna. Chickpea salad is also super tasty on top of a green salad or with crackers, and it's perfect for picnics!

Course Sandwich
Cuisine American
Keyword chickpea salad, vegan tuna
Prep Time 10 minutes
Yields 4 servings
Calories 157 kcal
Author Dianne


  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon yellow mustard
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 celery stalks diced
  • 2 scallions thinly sliced
  • 1/4 cup red bell pepper diced
  • 1/4 cup shredded carrot
  • 1 teaspoon kelp, dulse, or nori flakes
  • 1 teaspoon dried dill
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste


  1. Lightly mash chickpeas, either by hand with a potato masher or in a food processor.

  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix everything together. Season with salt and pepper to taste. Refrigerate for an hour or so.

  3. Serve on on slices of bread as sandwiches or on top of greens as a salad.