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Sandwich Recipe: Spicy Chickpea Spread

Posted by: Lindsay S. Nixon |

Category: Recipe

This spread is not a mock tuna, mock egg or mock chicken salad... its just a spicy chickpea spread worthy of your next lunch. It tastes somewhat like tofu scramble and could be used as a "scramble" if you're looking to cut out soy. The best part? This recipe comes together in less than 5 minutes, requires no heating/cooking *and* the ways to use this spread are limited only by your imagination. I slabbed the spread on sprouted grain bread with freshly sliced tomatoes, but it would be great in a lettuce wrap, on top of a salad, spread on crackers, eaten with raw veggies, mixed with bell peppers and corn for a fuller meal...

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Makes 4 sammies Ingredients: 1 15oz can chickpeas, drained 1/4 tsp garlic powder 1/4 tsp onion powder 1/4 tsp ground cumin 2-4 tbsp nutritional yeast 1 tbsp spicy (dijon) mustard 1 tbsp fat-free soymilk or other non-dairy 1 tsp tamari or low sodium soy sauce hot sauce if desired Directions: 1. Add all ingredients to a food processor 2. Pulse until chickpeas are mashed (but not pureed) 3. Stir to combine 4. Taste test, adjust seasonings as needed * mash chickpeas with a fork if you don't have a processor
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