Beetroot, hummus & crispy chickpea sub sandwich

Load up a sub with homemade hummus, beetroot, chickpeas and salad to make this filling vegan sandwich. An ideal lunch for when hunger strikes

  • Prep:10 mins
    Cook:10 mins
  • Serves 2
  • Easy

Nutrition per serving

  • kcal 639
  • fat 22g
  • saturates 3g
  • carbs 77g
  • sugars 16g
  • fibre 14g
  • protein 24g
  • salt 1.6g


  • 300g pack cooked beetroot in water, drained, half sliced
  • 400g can chickpeas, drained
  • 3 tbsp vegetarian pesto
  • olive oil
  • splash of vinegar (white wine vinegar if you have it)
  • 2 large ciabatta rolls, sliced in half
  • 2 large handfuls mixed rocket, watercress & spinach salad


  1. Blitz the whole beetroot, ¾ of the chickpeas, 2 tbsp pesto and 1 tbsp oil in a food processor with some seasoning until you have a thick, smooth hummus. Heat the ciabatta following the pack instructions.

  2. Fry the remaining chickpeas in a little oil until crisp, then set aside. Toss the salad leaves with the remaining pesto and a splash of vinegar. Slice the rolls, then assemble the sandwiches with the hummus, beetroot slices, salad leaves and fried chickpeas.

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