Green Goddess Sandwich with Chickpea Avocado Mash and Goat Cheese
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The perfect vegetarian sandwich!
Recipe type: Sandwich
Serves: 2 sandwiches
  • 4 slices of whole grain bread
  • 1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado, pitted and flesh scooped out
  • 1 shallot, minced or ¼ cup white onion, diced small
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • ⅛ tsp red pepper flakes
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 oz goat cheese, crumbled
  • 1 tbsp mayo
  • 1 tbsp pesto, jarred or homemade
  • lettuce, sprouts, and/or sliced cucumber for topping
  1. To make the chickpea avocado mash, combine drained chickpeas, the flesh of 1 avocado, lemon juice, shallot, red pepper flakes, salt, and pepper in a food processor. Slowly pulse the mash until it is combined, chunky, and spreadable, but not completely pureed and smooth.
  2. To make the pesto mayo, combine equal parts mayo and prepared pesto.
  3. Spread about 1 tbsp of the pesto mayo on a slice of whole grain bread, and top with 1 oz crumbled goat cheese.
  4. Add half the chickpea avocado mash mixture, and top with lettuce, sprouts, and/or sliced cucumber. Top with the other slice of bread, and toast if desired.
  5. Makes 2 sandwiches.
Recipe by Ally's Cooking at