avocado, dulse, & chickpea sandwich
i’ve been on pinterest a lot lately, mostly to find inspiration for decorating/remodeling the new house, but i’ve also been collecting great food ideas that i’m dying to veganize. this sandwich came from a sort of BLT with avocado, and though i wouldn’t consider it a replacement, this is still realllllly delicious. (and super simple to make!)
first, mash an avocado with a pinch of salt and a pinch of brown sugar until everything is creamy and consistent. mix in 1/2-3/4 cups cooked & cooled chickpeas. (when you mix them together, it’s harder for the chickpeas to fall out of the sandwich!)
then, crisp up some bread. we had a loaf of sliced french bread, but regular sliced bread would be fine too. just place them on a hot pan until they’re browned on the edges.
finally, crisp up some dulse. if you’ve never used or eaten it before, it’s a type of seaweed that’s a little salty, a little sweet, and has a deep earthy savory flavor. (it’s also great nutritionally.) on medium-low heat, lay out a handful or two of the dulse. heat until each piece is slightly crispy and hot. it shouldn’t take more than a minute.
put the avocado/chickpea mixture on the bread and stick some dulse on top. the combination of the creamy mushy avocado and the crispy, salty dulse and bread is just fantastic. one avocado should make about 8 small sandwiches, enough for two or three people, depending on how hungry you are. enjoy!
edit: dulse can be found sometimes in the international aisle, an asian grocery store/market, or in health food stores. if you live in a coastal area, it’ll be easier to find, but if you can’t, online is always an option if you’re really interested! (here’s the website of the company we bought from.)