SIMPLE VEGAN TUNA MELT

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When I first became vegan I didn’t want to give up some of my favorite meat-based foods. It was a challenge but it allowed me to get creative and step out of my comfort zone with foods. I had never seriously given chickpeas a try until I saw a variation of this recipe on Youtube. Now – I can’t get enough! Evan can be pretty particular sometimes but he makes this sandwich regularly because he loves it so much.Β  This sandwich is easy, filling, and actually tastes better than a tuna melt sandwich!

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INGREDIENTS

2 Slices Multigrain Bread

1 Slice of vegan cheese or approximately 1/8 cup shredded vegan cheese

1/2 Cup of canned chickpeas

1 1/2 Tbsp Vegan Mayo

1/3 Bell Pepper, finely chopped

1 Tbsp Chives (I used dried, fresh is better!)

Salt & Pepper to taste

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INSTRUCTIONS

  1. Place multigrain bread in a toaster or oven until lightly browned.
  2. In a bowl, pour in chickpeas and mash.
  3. Combine chickpeas, mayo, red bell pepper, chives, salt, & pepper together in bowl.
  4. Place chickpea mixture on bread with cheese and put back into the oven until cheese is melted.

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And done! See? Super easy. The easier the recipe, the faster you get to enjoy it! Now chop up your favorite veggie, grab a glass of lemon water and enjoy this delicious & nutritious sandwich!

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What are some of your favorite simple sandwiches?

XO

Kasey

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