Open-faced Vegan Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

Ottawa Athletic Club Recipe of the Week

October 3rd, 2018

These healthy, vegan chickpea salad sandwiches take less than 20 minutes and have a creamy, crunchy and flavourful filling that will leave you satisfied for hours.

See below for the full recipe.
You can also pick up a hard copy from our Welcome Desk.

Yield: 5 Servings      Prep Time: 20 Mins     Total Time: 20 Mins


Vegan Chickpea Salad

  • 1 15oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 2 tbsp chopped walnuts
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 2 tbsp green pepper, diced
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 pimento, chopped
  • 6 seedless purple grapes, halved
  • 6 grape tomatoes, halved
  • ¼ cup diced apple
  • 2 tbsp corn kernels
  • 3 tbsp vegan mayo
  • 1 tbsp tahini
  • 1 tsp yellow mustard
  • 1 tbsp sweet relish
  • 2 tsp apple cider vinegar
  • 1-2 tsp dried dill (optional)
  • salt & pepper to taste


  • bread, lettuce, tomato slices, carrots, avocado, sriracha and other things for topping


  1. Add chickpeas to a bowl and mash slightly with a potato masher or fork.
  2. Add the rest of the ingredients for the chickpea salad, except the grapes and tomatoes, to the bowl
    and mix until well incorporated. Taste and adjust seasoning to suit.
  3. Gently fold in the grapes and tomatoes, being careful to not release their juices.
  4. Serve immediately with bread and desired toppings or refrigerate for up to 3 days.

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