Smashed Avocado and Chickpea Salad in a bowl: picture with ingredients laid out

Smashed Avocado and Chickpea Salad Sandwich

This Smashed Avocado and Chickpea Salad Sandwich is an easy vegan recipe to throw together for a healthy lunch or dinner with only 5 main ingredients (plus bread). 
Course Entree
Cuisine American
Prep Time 6 minutes
Total Time 6 minutes
Servings 3
Calories 318kcal
Author Kelly @ trial and eater


  • 15 oz. chickpeas (1 1/2 cups), drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup avocado
  • 1/2 lemon
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 1/2 cup diced red onion (more for serving as desired)
  • sea salt to taste
  • sandwich bread
  • tomato slices for serving


  • In a medium bowl, smash rinsed chickpeas and avocado with a potato masher or fork.
  • Squeeze in lemon juice and stir.
  • Mix in chopped cilantro and red onion.
  • Add salt to taste and spread on sandwich bread and tomato slices as desired. 
  • Store any leftovers in fridge for 2-3 days!


*Calories do not include your choice of bread.
Recipe adapted from Two Peas and Their Pod


Calories: 318kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 14mg | Potassium: 679mg | Fiber: 14g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 200IU | Vitamin C: 16.7mg | Calcium: 80mg | Iron: 4.5mg