Chickpea + Tuna Salad Sandwich {mayo free}

No Mayo
No Mayo

What you’ll need:

Makes 6 Sandwiches

12 pieces of whole wheat bread (I used pita bread)

1 individual size fat free greek yogurt

1/2 C fresh dill

1/2 lime (juice)

1 tbsp olive oil

1 can chickpeas drained

1 jalapeno (optional) seeded and chopped finely

2 tsp tumeric poweder

1 tsp chili powder

1 tsp sea salt

1 tsp black pepper

1 cucumber peeled and diced

10 cherry tomatos halved

1 lemon (juice)

1 can tuna fish drained (optional)

1 C arugula, spinach or lettuce

What you’ll do:

If using peta bread preheat oven to 375, wrap peta in foil and bake untill hot about 10 minutes

If using whole wheat bread toast bread or place under the broiler for 2-3 minutes

In a small bowl combine yogurt, dill and lime juice

Set aside

In a medium skillet heat oil over medium heat

Add chickpeas and jalapeno

Add turmeric, chili powder, salt and pepper

Cook until slightly golden brown, about 7 minutes

Pout into a large bowl

Add cucumber, tomatoes and yogurt

Mix thoroughly

Add lemon juice and tuna

Mix again

Assemble sandwich


Chickpea Salad Sandwich


What you’ll need:

1 can of garbanzo beans (I use reduced sodium) rinsed and strained

1 Tbsp non fat plain Greek yogurt

1 Tbsp stone ground mustard

1 celery stalks chopped roughly

1 Tsp dill (fresh or freeze dried)

2 radishes chopped roughly

1/2 lemon (juice)

Sea salt to taste

Black pepper to taste

Whole wheat bread (I use Dave’s Killer Bread)

Tomatoes (optional)

Pickles (optional)

Shredded cheddar cheese (optional)

What you’ll do:

In a large mixing bowl smash garbanzo beans (chickpeas) with a fork or potato masher

Add yogurt, radishes, celery, mustard, lemon, dill, salt and pepper

Mix thoroughly

Toast bread

Add tomatoes, cheese and pickles if wanted

Top with chickpea mixture