Vegan Chickpea “Tuna” Salad


The Chickpea Tuna Salad, in neither a Chick, nor a Pea, nor a Salad, Salad

Ready in 20 minutes

Calories: 296

Serves 4 people

Ingredients

  • I can chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • ¼ cup diced raw white onion
  • ¼ cup diced celery
  • ¼ cup diced carrot
  • 1 avocado
  • Turmeric
  • Salt & Pepper
  • Lemon Juice
  • Pickle Juice (optional)
  • Sprouts (optional)

Preparation

  1. Drain and rinse chickpeas
  2. Chop onion, celery, carrot and chickpeas, add a dash of salt pepper and turmeric.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix avocado, lemon juice of ½ lemon, and 2 tbs of pickle juice (optional)
  4. Mix chickpeas tuna with avocado, blend well.
  5. Chill for at least 1 hour.
  6. Add Sprouts and favorite bread, plate and enjoy.

Tips

The Sprouts and pickle juice really add some zest. I did not add chopped pickle, but you may add 2 tbs. of chopped pickle for a more robust flavor.

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