Chickpea-Tarragon Salad Sandwiches

Chickpea-Tarragon Salad Sandwiches



  • 3 1/2 cups cooked or canned chickpeas (from a 29-oz can or two 15-oz cans), drained and rinsed
  • 1 celery stalk, sliced thinly
  • 1/2 cup walnuts, sliced thinly
  • 1/4 cup dried cherries
  • 2 tablespoons fresh tarragon, chopped
  • 1/4 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 tablespoons yogurt
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/4 teaspoon fresh black pepper
  • Lettuce leaves
  • Bread


  1. Mash the chickpeas with a fork in a mixing bowl leaving some whole pieces or not.
  2. Add the celery, walnuts, cherries, tarragon, salt, and pepper.
  3. Gently fold in the mayo, lemon juice, and yogurt until combined into that classic texture.
  4. Add more salt if necessary.
  5. Spread the salad on bread with lettuce leaves for sandwich possibilities.