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Smashed Chickpea and Olive Sandwich Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

I love a good smashed chickpea and olive recipe – and this loaded sandwich totally hits the spot! Vegan, gluten free, and high in protein. This makes a great lunch, or even a light breakfast or snack.  Delicious smashed chickpeas on homemade sourdough bread, loaded with fresh crunchy vegetables and briny olives!

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This is one pantry-staple lunch recipe that has been on repeat in our house! I love creamy and versatile chickpeas, especially when they are smashed with olives, roasted red pepper, and slathered on homemade bread. This smached chickpea and olive sandwich recipe makes a quick no-cook lunch that is fantastic and satisfying. A great recipe to get plant based protein in your lunch.

This Chickpea & Olive Smashed Sandwich Recipe Is:

  • Bright
  • Earthy
  • Loaded with Flavor
  • Briny
  • Satisfying
  • High in Protein
  • Vegan, gluten free, and vegetarian
  • A no-cook recipe that is perfect for a quick lunch or snack

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One of the BEST Pantry Staple Chickpeas Recipes

This smashed chickpea and olive sandwich recipe is a fantastic pantry-staple meal!  It uses almost all ingredients you would have in your dry pantry or cupboards.  You probably have a lot of these ingredients on hand. Keeping a well-stocked pantry makes it easy to come up with delicious and healthy meals using a few staples you can rotate.  I made a list of my Top 125 Plant-Based Pantry Staples that always keep on hand. And you can check out all my favorite pantry staple recipes on TheHerbeevore.com here.  By stocking up on healthy whole ingredients you can cook delicious recipes without a trip to the store!

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What’s In This Olive & Chickpea Smash Recipe?

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Easy Weeknight Chickpea Recipes

This smashed chickpea and olive sandwich recipe is what I call an Easy Weeknight Meal – which is on your table in about 30 minutes.  These quick and simple recipes are perfect for those nights when you want a healthy homecooked meal but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen. I have a whole section of The Herbeevore dedicated to Easy Weeknight Meals, that are great for the whole family. From soups and stews, to pastas and proteins – a healthy meal can be on your table in no time.  Even faster than ordering takeout!

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How Do I Make This Chickpea and Olivie Smash Sandwich Recipe?

  1. In a bowl, add the canned chickpeas and both types of olives.  Mash with a fork until the chickpeas and olives become reduced into a paste.  Stir in the roasted red pepper and parsley, stir well to combine.  Add black pepper to taste.
  2. Toast a slice of bread or a bagel, and top with the chickpea Olive smash.  Sprinkle fresh parsley, add sliced tomato, or pile on bean sprouts before enjoying.

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Other Quick and Healthy Chickpea Lunch Recipes You’ll Love!

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30 Minute Roasted Tomato Chickpea Soup Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free)

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Smashed Chickpea and Olive Sandwich Recipe

Kelly Jensen
I love a good smashed chickpea and olive recipe - and this loaded sandwich totally hits the spot! Vegan, gluten free, and high in protein. This makes a great lunch, or even a light breakfast or snack.  Delicious smashed chickpeas on homemade sourdough bread, loaded with fresh crunchy vegetables and briny olives!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Appetizer, Lunch, Snack
Cuisine American, Greek, Mediterranean
Servings 2 sandwiches
Calories 53 kcal

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • In a bowl, add the canned chickpeas and both types of olives.  Mash with a fork until the chickpeas and olives become reduced into a paste.  Stir in the roasted red pepper and parsley, stir well to combine.  Add black pepper to taste.
  • Toast a slice of bread or a bagel, and top with the chickpea Olive smash.  Sprinkle fresh parsley, add sliced tomato, or pile on bean sprouts before enjoying.

Nutrition

Calories: 53kcalCarbohydrates: 2gProtein: 1gFat: 5gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 765mgPotassium: 41mgFiber: 1gSugar: 1gVitamin A: 224IUVitamin C: 8mgCalcium: 25mgIron: 1mg
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