Vegetarian Chickpea Sandwich Filling


1 (15-oz.) can garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained
2 stalk celery, chopped
1/2 red onion, chopped or 2 green onions, chopped
1 medium carrot, grated (optional)
1/4 cup red bell pepper, chopped (optional)
1/4 cup chopped curly or Italian parsley (optional)
2 garlic cloves, minced
4 Tbsp. spicy brown mustard or Dijon mustard
4 Tbsp. lemon juice or vinegar
1 tsp. dried dill weed
Mrs. Dash Table Blend and pepper to taste

Drain and rinse chickpeas. Pour chickpeas into a medium size
mixing bowl and mash with a fork. Mix in celery, onion, carrot,
bell pepper, parsley, garlic, mustard (to taste), lemon juice,
dill, Mrs. Dash and pepper to taste.

Serve this tasty sandwich spread on crusty whole grain rolls or
pita bread, with lettuce and tomato. Other raw, chopped
vegetables can be substituted for the celery.

Makes 2 to 3 servings.

NOTE: Use a fork, pastry blender, or potato masher to mash the
chickpeas.