Better than Tuna

We're frequently requested what we percent for lunch. portable and smooth meals, like the classic tuna salad sandwich, are an crucial for parents averting to highschool or work for the day. This chickpea vegan tuna salad is an smooth, gratifying and scrumptious vegan opportunity to the usual non-vegan sandwich fillers.

Enjoyed by using vegans and non-vegans, it's also a whole lot more inexpensive than tuna or chicken salad. an advantage for those “on-the-pass” is sandwiches with better Than Tuna chickpea salad may be unrefrigerated without fears approximately meals born ailments related to unrefrigerated meats. because it has an extended shelf existence (within the refrigerator), it could be available for a weeks well worth of lunches if organized beforehand. In our house, it by no means lasts that lengthy!

This vegan tuna salad has been a cross-to meal alternative inside the complete of Beans family for pretty a while. we have found that it doesn’t need to be restrained to sandwiches! it's far first rate as a topping for a plate of greens, on a rice cake, or directly out of the box with a fork!


  • (2) 15oz cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained (or 3 cups cooked chickpeas)
  • 1 shredded carrot
  • 2 stalks celery, finely diced
  • 1/2 small red onion, finely diced
  • Just Mayo or alternative vegan mayonaise, approximately 1/4 cup
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • optional: extras like mustard, dill, etc


  1. Roughly mash the chickpeas in a medium size bowl. I like to leave some chunks of the peas in the mash.
  2. Add the carrot, celery, onion, salt and pepper and mix well with a fork
  3. Add mayo to desired texture of creaminess (I find tastes really vary in this regard)
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