Who knew Chickpeas had skin? You probably did, but this here chick had no clue! Oh, and just so you know, it's a good idea to read directions ENTIRELY. I guess that's why they teach that in school.
So yeah, this recipe for Smashed Chickpea and Avocado Sandwiches is from the PETA website. It called for garbanzo beans. I had a can of them in my pantry and so I drained, rinsed, and put them in the bowl. Then, I added the avocado -- like the directions said -- but I failed to
Sooooooo, when I noticed the skins not mashing well, I reread the directions and ingredients. How on earth do you PEEL CHICKPEAS, especially when they are covered in mashed avocados?!?
Oh, and yes, the garbanzo beans smash soooooooo much easier when they are "peeled" or as I call it - skinned.
And this was a pretty good sandwich. I think it will taste better next time when I make it CORRECTLY.
Now, take a little trip over to PETA for this yummy recipe and more!