Morgan’s Post: Spicy Chickpea Sandwich

This recipe makes 3 chickpea patties and is a great alternative to a spicy chicken sandwich. These are my go-to choice when I need to make a quick and easy dinner. You can use these as an alternative to chicken for many meals and can switch up the spices to your own taste.

Ingredients

Patties

  • 1 ½ cup chickpeas
  • 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 2 Tablespoons Almond milk
  • 1 Tablespoon Tahini
  • 1 teaspoon hot sauce
  • 1 Tablespoon Nutritional Yeast
  • ¼ cup bread crumbs
  • ¼ tablespoon salt
  • ¼ tablespoon pepper
  • ¼ tablespoon paprika
  • ¼ tablespoon chili powder
  • ¼ tablespoon garlic powder

Sandwich

  • 2 slices of bread
  • 1 slice vegan cheese (I used Field Roast Chao slices in creamy original)
  • Hot sauce
  • Vegan mayonnaise or your choice of dressing
  • Lettuce
  • Tomato

Directions

  1. Set the oven to 400 F.
  2. Drain chickpeas and pour into a large bowl.
  3. Add the olive oil and using a potato masher, mash the chickpeas until they are a paste-like consistency.
  4. Add the almond milk, tahini, hot sauce, bread crumbs, and nutritional yeast.
  5. Mash or mix until the ingredients are well incorporated.
  6. Add the salt, pepper, paprika, chili powder, and garlic powder.
  7. Mix until incorporated.
  8. Form into patties.
  9. Bake for 30 minutes.
  10. Let cool for 5 minutes.
  11. Toast 2 pieces of a bread of your choosing.
  12. Spread Veganaise onto the toasted bread.
  13. Place a patty on the sandwich and drizzle hot sauce over the top.
  14. Add two slices of vegan cheese, lettuce, and tomato.
  15. Enjoy!

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