Avocado Chickpea Toast

By the Gracious Vegan

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Avocado toast is a fast breakfast, and with this addition of chickpeas, it’s also the delivery system for lots of protein and fiber, not to mention iron, zinc, folate, and potassium (found in all legumes). You could prepare the whole can of chickpeas at once and have the topping ready for 4 servings.

Makes: 1 serving

Prepare the chickpea topping by mashing the following ingredients together with a fork, pastry blender, or potato masher. You’re going for a coarse mash, not a smooth texture.

  • 3/8 cup canned chickpeas (drained and rinsed) (1/4 of a can)
  • ½ Tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes

Toast two slices of bread.

  • Two slices thin-slice whole grain bread

Spread a quarter of an avocado on each slide of toast.

  • Half of a ripe avocado

Spread the chickpea topping over the avocado and enjoy.

Timing: 10 minutes

Nutrition: Whole-food unprocessed

Nutritional information per serving:   

365 calories, 24g fat, 2g sat. fat, 51g carbs, 773mg sodium, 15g fiber, 13g protein

Gluten-free if you use gluten-free bread

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