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Chickpea Salad Pita Sandwich

These Chickpea Salad Pita Sandwiches make an easy lunch, dinner, or something fancy for a summertime picnic. Stuff the chickpea salad into a pita pocket with crisp romaine lettuce leaves and a few slices of ripe, juicy tomato.
Course: Salad

Ingredients

  • 1 can organic chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • 1 bunch scallions chopped
  • 1 whole dill pickle minced
  • 1 organic carrot shredded
  • 2 tbsp fresh dill chopped
  • 2 tsp yellow mustard
  • pinch of salt
  • cracked black pepper to taste
  • pita pocket (optional)
  • 4 tbsp Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

  • 1 garlic clove peeled
  • 1/2 cucumber peeled, seeded, and diced
  • 3 tbsp Greek yogurt
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • In a large bowl, mash the chickpeas with a fork.
  • Mix in the remaining ingredients.
  • Next, make the Cucumber Yogurt Sauce. Pulse the garlic clove in a food processor until minced. Add the remaining ingredients and process until smooth.
  • Stir the Cucumber Yogurt Sauce into the chickpea salad mixture.
  • Serve the Chickpea Salad in a pita pocket with a few crisp romaine lettuce leaves and sliced tomato, or on your favorite crackers, or eat it straight out of the bowl with a fork.