Chickpea ‘Tuna’ Melt

Chickpea 'Tuna' Melt

Makes 2 sandwiches.


4 slices of bread
1 tin chickpeas
2 spring onions
1/2 cup sweetcorn
3 tbsp vegan mayonnaise
Pinch of salt & pepper
1 tbsp lemon juice
60g vegan cheese grated
1 tbsp vegan margarine

Chickpea ‘Tuna’ Melt

Chickpea ‘Tuna’ Melt
– Full recipe

Posted by So Vegan on Wednesday, 19 October 2016


1. Drain and rinse the chickpeas, transfer to a mixing bowl and mash until all the chickpeas are broken down.

2. Add the spring onion, sweetcorn, vegan mayonnaise, lemon juice and salt & pepper, and combine.

3. Next, take 2 slices of bread and spread 2 tbsp of the chickpea mixture on top of each slice.

4. Add 30g of vegan cheese to each slice of bread and top with a second slice.

5. Next, spread vegan margarine on the outside of the top slice of bread.

6. Place a pan on a medium heat. Wait until the pan is hot before frying the first sandwich (margarine side down) for 5 minutes or until golden brown.

7. While the sandwich is frying, carefully spread margarine on the top slice of bread.

8. Flip the sandwich over and fry for a further 5 minutes.

9. Remove from the pan and repeat for the remaining sandwich.



  1. Wonderful, thank you! We’re sharing this on Fish Feel’s social media.

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    1. Awesome! Thanks so much for the support! Roxy (So Vegan)

  2. Awesome recipe!

    1. Thanks Sebastian! Roxy (So Vegan)

  3. Hi Roxy,
    Do you know the calorific content of one sandwich please?

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