Spiced Chickpea and Feta Sandwiches
  • 1(15-ounce) can low-sodium chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 3/4teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika or salt-free chili powder
  • 1/2teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1/2teaspoon caraway seeds
  • 1 1/2teaspoons minced garlic
  • 4teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2medium tomatoes
  • 8slices whole-grain bread12 ounces total
  • 16 large fresh basil leaves
  • 2ounces (1/3 cup) crumbled feta
  • 1/2cup grated carrot1 medium
  1. Combine chickpeas, paprika, cumin, coriander, caraway, garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil in a food processor. Pulse a few times until chickpeas are coarsely chopped and slightly pasty, but not smooth. Stir in salt and pepper to taste.
  2. Slice each tomato along its equator; then gently remove seeds (so sandwiches don’t get soggy). Cut tomatoes into 1/4-inch slices.
  3. Spread each bread slice with chickpea mixture. Top half of the slices with tomatoes, then basil, feta, and grated carrot. Top with remaining bread slices, making four sandwiches. Halve before serving.
Recipe Notes
Nutrition Facts
Spiced Chickpea and Feta Sandwiches
Amount Per Serving
Calories 343
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 569mg 24%
Total Carbohydrates 57g 19%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Protein 16g 32%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

PER SERVING: 343 cal, 25% fat cal, 11g fat, 3g sat fat, 13mg chol, 16g protein, 57g carb, 12g fiber, 569mg sodium