High-Protein Chickpea Avocado Tuna Salad Sandwiches

Healthy high-protein avocado tuna salad sandwiches with fiber-rich chickpeas, tomatoes and cilantro! This recipe takes 5 minutes to make and is a wonderful, healthy no-cook lunch!

5 Minutes Total Time

2 Servings


  • 1/2 large avocado, mashed
  • 5 oz. can Genova Yellowfin Tuna in Olive Oil, drained
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas (salt free or low sodium, preferred)
  • 1/4 cup chopped cilantro
  • 10 grape tomatoes, halved
  • juice from 1/2 lemon (a lime will also work)
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 slices sprouted, gluten-free or whole grain bread (can also use lettuce wraps)
  • 2 tablespoons goat cheese crumbles


  1. In a large bowl, mash avocado.
  2. Fold in tuna then add in the following: chickpeas, cilantro, tomato halves, lime/lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  3. Mix to combine.
  4. Toast bread and spoon tuna salad on top.
  5. Garnish with extra cilantro and goat cheese. Enjoy!


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