Chickpea Pesto Sandwich

Number of Servings: 2 (391 g)
Active Time: 15 min.
Total Time: 15 min.
Chickpea Pesto Sandwich

This pesto-chickpea salad takes minutes to make and the flavor will utterly knock your socks off. Serve it with any Guiding Stars-earning bread or pita pocket, or eat it alone as a snack.


  • 1 (15 oz.) can no-salt-added chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 avocado, remove peel and pit
  • 2 Tbsp. sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 Tbsp. cilantro, chopped
  • 1 clove garlic
  • ½ cup baby spinach
  • ½ cup plain, non-fat Greek yogurt
  • 1 Tbsp. tahini
  • ⅛ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. pepper
  • juice from 1 lemon
  • 4 slices whole-wheat bread


  1. Combine all ingredients except for bread in a food processor and process until the desired texture is reached.
  2. Divide spread evenly across two pieces of bread and top with the remaining bread.

Nutrition Facts

2 servings per container

Serving Size 391 g

Amount per serving
Calories 610
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 24.5g 31%
Saturated Fat 3.5g 18%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 6g
Monounsaturated Fat 12.5g
Cholesterol 3mg 2%
Sodium 460mg 20%
Total Carbohydrate 76g 28%
Dietary Fiber 21g 75%
Total Sugars 13g
Includes 2g Added Sugars 4%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 41g
Protein 28g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 260.4mg 20%
Iron 6.8mg 40%
Potassium 1270mg 25%
Vitamin A 60.8mcg 6%
Vitamin C 26.9mg 30%
Vitamin E 4.3mg 25%
Vitamin K 103.6mcg 90%
Thiamin 0.6mg 50%
Riboflavin 0.5mg 40%
Niacin 8.1mg 50%
Vitamin B6 0.7mg 35%
Folate 343.2mcg 86%
Vitamin B12 0.4mcg 15%
Biotin 7.1mcg 25%
Chloride 6mg 0%
Pantothenate 2.4mg 40%
Phosphorus 537.6mg 45%
Iodine 2mcg 2%
Magnesium 164.7mg 40%
Zinc 4.3mg 35%
Selenium 28mcg 50%
Copper 1mg 110%
Manganese 2.9mg 130%
Chromium 2.3mcg 6%
Molybdenum 95.7mcg 210%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Garbanzo Beans (chick Peas, Water, Disodium Edta), Avocado, Plain Nonfat Greek Yogurt (skim Milk, Active Bacterial Culture, Vitamin As Palmitate, Vitamin D3), Whole Wheat Bread (whole Wheat Flour, Water, Cracked Wheat, Yeast, High Fructose Corn Syrup, Wheat Gluten, Contains 2% Or Less Of: Molasses, Soybean Oil, Honey, Calcium Sulfate, Salt, Dough Conditioners (sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Mono And Diglycerides, Ethoxylated Mono And Diglycerides, Datem And/or Calcium Dioxide), Lemon Juice, Spinach, Tahini (ground Sesame), Sun Dried Tomatoes, Garlic, Cilantro, Salt, Black Pepper.

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