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Garbanzo Bean Sandwiches

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 15 min
  • Servings 6

Looking for a Mediterranean dinner? Then check out these garbanzo bean sandwiches made using pita bread and cucumber ranch dressing – ready in just 15 minutes! MORE + LESS -

Ingredients

1
can (15 to 16 ounces) garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
1/2
cup water
2
tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
2
tablespoons chopped walnuts
1
tablespoon chopped onion
1
clove garlic, chopped
1/2
medium cucumber, sliced
4
whole wheat pita breads (6 inches in diameter)
Lettuce leaves
1
medium tomato, seeded and chopped (3/4 cup)
1/2
cup cucumber ranch dressing

Steps

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  • 1
    Place beans, water, parsley, walnuts, onion and garlic in food processor or blender. Cover and process until smooth.
  • 2
    Cut cucumber into slices. Cut each pita bread in half to form 2 pockets; line with lettuce leaves. Spoon 2 tablespoons bean spread into each pita half. Add tomato, cucumber and dressing.

Expert Tips

  • Nuts and seeds are great little nuggets of nutrients, but adding them in moderation is best because they can be high in fat. Fortunately, a little goes a long way in terms of flavor, and when nuts and seeds are lightly toasted, they become flavor giants!

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
295
% Daily Value
Total Fat
13g
0%
Saturated Fat
1g
0%
Cholesterol
5mg
0%
Sodium
590mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
40g
0%
Dietary Fiber
8g
0%
Protein
11g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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