Greek Chickpea and Vegetable Filled Pitas

Sharon Palmer

This super easy vegan sandwich is a go-to. It doubles up on chickpea power by combining hummus (made from chickpeas) with whole chickpeas. Just fill whole grain pita bread with hummus, chickpeas, arugula, cucumbers, and tomatoes, and enjoy! With only 6 ingredients, you can make this recipe in 5 minutes. Pack these Greek Chickpea and Vegetable Filled Pitas for lunch, take them along on picnics or hikes, or bring them to a party. They are perfect paired with a hearty soup or grain salad.

 

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Greek Chickpea and Vegetable Filled Pitas


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  • Author: The Plant-Powered Dietitian
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings (one pita half each) 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Make this super easy vegan sandwich, featuring chickpeas, hummus, arugula, cucumbers, and tomatoes, with only 6 ingredients in 5 minutes.


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Ingredients

  • 2 whole wheat pita breads (3 ounces each), cut in half
  • 2 cups arugula leaves, loosely packed
  • ½ cup prepared chickpea hummus
  • 1 1/3 cups chickpeas, canned, rinsed and drained
  • 4 ounces (16 slices) sliced cucumbers
  • 4 ounces (12) small cherry tomatoes
  • Optional: ¼ cup chopped fresh herbs, such as oregano, chives, rosemary, thyme, basil

Instructions

To assemble pita sandwiches, fill each half as follows:

  1. Stuff the bottom of each pita half with ½ cup arugula leaves to form a bed of leaves.
  2. Spoon 2 tablespoons hummus over arugula.
  3. Fill with 1/3 cup chickpeas.
  4. Stuff 4 cucumber slices in pita.
  5. Top pita with 3 cherry tomatoes.
  6. May garnish with chopped herbs.
  7. Serve immediately.

  • Category: Sandwich
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1 serving
  • Calories: 323
  • Sugar: 4 g
  • Sodium: 134 mg
  • Fat: 7 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1 g
  • Carbohydrates: 52 g
  • Fiber: 7 g
  • Protein: 13 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

Keywords: vegan sandwich, vegan wrap, vegan chickpea wrap

For other plant-based sandwich recipes, check out the following:

Farro and White Bean Veggie Burgers
8-Minute Zucchini Tomato Basil Sandwich
Vegan BLTA Sandwich

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