High-Protein Lunch With No Meat

Buffalo Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Chickpeas mashed with Greek yogurt and cheese are make a cool vegetarian alternative to chicken salad or egg salad. It also kind of tastes like hummus, but better.

Per one serving: 377 calories, 22 grams protein


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Serves: 4
This vegetarian Buffalo Chickpea Salad Sandwich is light, easy to make, and has a bite!


  • 2 (15 ounce) cans chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
  • ½ cup nonfat Greek yogurt
  • ½ cup bleu cheese
  • 1-2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 3 tablespoons hot sauce, such as Frank’s
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon black pepper


  1. Place all of the ingredients in a large bowl and mix well.
  2. Using a potato masher or the back of a wooden spoon, mash the chickpeas until they are mostly broken down. It’s okay to leave some whole.
  3. Serve on bread with some spinach or lettuce, on top of a bed of greens, or in a wrap. Enjoy!



Kindly shared from http://happyhealthymama.com/buffalo-chickpea-salad-sandwich.html

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