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Chickpea Salad Sandwich with Dried Cranberries

Course Main Course
Keyword chickpea salad sandwich
Prep Time 5 minutes
Servings 4 sandwiches
Calories 441 kcal
Author Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD


  • 15.5- ounce can of chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • ½ apple chopped
  • 2 medium carrots peeled and chopped
  • 2 scallions diced
  • ¼ cup walnuts chopped
  • ¼ cup dried cranberries
  • cup low-fat cottage cheese
  • cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • 8 slices whole grain bread
  • Bibbed lettuce


  1. Place the chickpeas in a food processor and pulse until crumbly.
  2. Place the smashed chickpeas in a large bowl. Add the apple, carrots, scallions, walnuts, dried cranberries, cottage cheese, Greek yogurt, lemon juice and salt. Stir until well combined.
  3. When you’re ready to serve, toast two slices of whole grain bread and scoop ⅓ mixture onto the bread. Top with 1-2 bibbed lettuce leaves, close the sandwich and enjoy.
Nutrition Facts
Chickpea Salad Sandwich with Dried Cranberries
Amount Per Serving
Calories 441 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 2mg1%
Sodium 482mg21%
Potassium 669mg19%
Carbohydrates 69g23%
Fiber 15g63%
Sugar 19g21%
Protein 23g46%
Vitamin A 5185IU104%
Vitamin C 8mg10%
Calcium 165mg17%
Iron 5mg28%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.