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Curried Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

This makes a delicious sandwich on your favorite bread or in a pita pocket. It's also scrumptious as a lettuce wrap in romaine lettuce cups. 

Course Main Course
Keyword chicken salad, chickpea salad, sandwich
Prep Time 15 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4 sandwiches

Ingredients

  • 1 can chickpeas (or 1.5 cups, cooked)
  • 2 carrots, grated
  • 3 green onions, sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup raisins
  • 1/4 cup grape halves
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds (pecans, walnuts or cashews would also be good)
  • 1 stalk celery, sliced thin
  • 1/4 cup pickles, cut into small pieces
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon

Cashew Mayo (can sub with 1/3 cup of your favorite mayo)

  • 1/2 cup raw cashew pieces or raw sunflower seeds (soaked at least 10 minutes in hot water, if you don't have a high-speed blender)
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper

Instructions

  1. To make the cashew mayo, blend all ingredients in a blender or small food processor or bullet. Run until smooth. 

  2. In a large bowl, combine all other salad ingredients. Toss together with mayo, curry powder, and lemon juice. Add more salt, pepper, or curry powder to taste 

  3. Serve on whole wheat bread, pita bread, or in lettuce cups.