Chickpea Egg Salad Sandwiches

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I Can Cook Vegan

By Isa Chandra Moskowitz

Published 2019

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Honestly, you could feed this to your grandma for dinner at 4:30 in the afternoon and she would just think it was a great egg salad sandwich. The usual suspects, kala namak and turmeric, make chickpeas incredibly eggy. And the texture is just right, too!


  • 1 (15-ounce/430 g) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed, or cu


  1. Put the chickpeas in a mixing bowl and use an avocado masher or a strong fork to mash them well. They should retain some of their texture and not appear pureed. Leaving a few whole chickpeas is okay.
  2. Mix in the mayo, kala namak, turmeric, and pepper to taste. Mash a little bit more. Fold in the carrot, celery, and red onion.
  3. Assemble the chickpea sala