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Garbanzo Salad Sandwich

Makes 4 sandwiches

Garbanzo beans make a delicious and very nutritious sandwich filling.

1 15-ounce can garbanzo beans, drained
1 celery stalk, thinly sliced
1 green onion, finely chopped
2 tablespoons Tofu Mayo or other dairy- and egg-free mayonnaise substitute
1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish
8 slices whole-wheat bread
4 lettuce leaves
4 tomato slices

Mash garbanzo beans with a fork or potato masher, leaving some chunks. Add celery, green onion, Tofu Mayo or dairy- and egg-free mayonnaise substitute, and pickle relish.

Spread on bread and top with lettuce and sliced tomatoes.

Per sandwich

  • Calories: 275
  • Fat: 4.6 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0.8 g
  • Calories from Fat: 14.9%
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg
  • Protein: 12.8 g
  • Carbohydrates: 49.2 g
  • Sugar: 8.6 g
  • Fiber: 8.9 g
  • Sodium: 491 mg
  • Calcium: 88 mg
  • Iron: 4.2 mg
  • Vitamin C: 4.8 mg
  • Beta Carotene: 181 mcg
  • Vitamin E: 0.6 mg

Source: Healthy Eating for Life to Prevent and Treat Diabetes by Patricia Bertron, R.D.; recipe by Jennifer Raymond, M.S., R.D.