Avocado and Chickpea Mash Salad

Avocado and Chickpea Mash Salad

Salad Ingredients:

  • 2 Ripe Avocados, peeled seeded and cut in half
  • 1-14 oz. can of Chickpeas
  • Fresh Baby Spinach, Kale, Arugula or Greens of choice
  • 1/4 Cup of Chopped Red Onion
  • 1/4 Cup of Crumbled Feta
  • 1/4 Cup of Shelled Chopped Pistachios


  • 2/3 Cup of Avocado Oil or Light Tasting Olive Oil
  • 1/3 Cup of Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 2 Tbs. of Chopped Fresh Dill
  • 1 Tsp. of Sugar
  • 1 Tsp. Of Salt
  • 1 Tsp. of Dijon Mustard
  • Fresh Ground Pepper


  1. Whisk together all ingredients for dressing until well blended.

  2. Drain Chickpeas in a colander. Rinse well under cold running water. Pat dry with paper towels.

  3. Coarsely mash chickpeas either in a Food Processor fitted with a metal blade or use a potato masher.

  4. Add chopped red onion, crumbled feta, chopped pistachios. Blend with approximately 1/4 cup of dressing or more to taste. Taste and adjust seasoning.

  5. Lightly toss greens with dressing. Season with sea salt and fresh ground pepper. Place greens on individual serving plates. Top with half avocado.

  6. Fill cavity of avocado with chickpea mash. Sprinkle chickpea mash over seasoned greens. Drizzle avocado lightly with dressing. Season with sea salt and fresh ground pepper.

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