chickpea sandwich spread

Chickpea Sandwich Spread

This chickpea sandwich spread is a very tasty and healthy alternative to less healthy sandwich fillers. It is based around chickpeas and tahini, two of the main ingredients in hummus, and then adds a melody of flavours through the addition of the other ingredients that interact to produce a great tasting result.


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Chickpea Sandwich Spread

A healthy and tasty chickpea based spread that is great as a sandwich filler
Prep Time10 minutes
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 185kcal
Author: SimonDeaneHealth


  • 1 can of chickpeas
  • 1 stick of celery
  • 2 tablespoons of tahini
  • 1 tablespoon of maple syrup
  • 1 small red onion
  • 10 olives
  • 8 cornichons mini gherkins
  • 2 tablespoons of capers
  • 6 slices of wholemeal bread


  • Drain the liquid from the chickpeas and place in a bowl. Mash with a potato masher until the chickpeas have reached a paste like consistency. Add the tahini.
  • Finely chop the celery and the peeled onion and add to the bowl. Then finely chop the olives, cornichons and capers and add to the mixture.
  • Mix everything together. Then spread the mixture onto some nice wholemeal bread.
  • Top with tomatoes or other toppings of choice such as cucumber, mixed leaves, chives.
  • Serve one sided or make into healthy and tasty sandwiches.


Great served with some fresh leaves, sliced tomatoes and spring onions  


Calories: 185kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 8g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fiber: 5g

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