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Garbanzo “Tuna” sandwich

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Recipe Guide: gluten-free (optional), vegan, plant-based, dairy-free

How to make it more flare-friendly: Blend beans to a smooth consistency to make them easier to tolerate.

Optional: Add slices of avocado and/or replace suggested vegetables to your own liking and tolerance. You can also mix in the avocados and top with sauteed spinach!

Garbanzo "Tuna" sandwich
  • 2 slices of whole-wheat toast or your choice
  • 1 can of garbanzo beans
  • 2 Tablespoon of vegan mayonnaise
  • 1 Celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 teaspoons of mustard
  • 1 piece of iceberg lettuce
  • 4 slices of cucumbers (skinless optional)
  • 1 slice of red onion
  • 2 slices of tomato
  1. Start preparing your veggies (chopped celery, thinly sliced onion, cucumbers, and tomato)
  2. Put canned garbanzo beans in a small pot and heat for 5 minutes or until beans soften
  3. While beans are cooking, prepare a clean mixing bowl for cooked garbanzo beans and vegan mayonnaise
  4. Once garbanzo beans are cooked, drain and rinse beans and place garbanzo beans and vegan mayonnaise into your mixing bowl.
  5. Add chopped celery to your mix and continue to mash with a fork until an even consistency is achieved (should resemble tuna fish texture)
  6. Scoop 2 spoonfuls of mixture onto your bread or as desired
  7. Add tomato, cucumbers, and red onion to your sandwich
  8. Add a side of purple grapes and/or tortilla chips (Siete chips)
  9. Enjoy!