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avocado pita pocket sandwiches

Avocado Pita Pocket Sandwiches

These avocado pita sandwiches are a great vegetarian but protein-packed lunch option!
Prep Time 15 mins
Servings 4

Ingredients
  

For the Avocado Filling

  • 2 15.5 oz cans garbanzo beans also known as chickpeas
  • 2 ripened avocado
  • 1 tbsp mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp mustard
  • 3 chopped green onions
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • lemon juice to taste

For the Sandwiches

  • 4 pita pocket sandwich breads
  • 8 leaves lettuce
  • 1 sliced cucumber
  • 2 sliced tomatoes

Instructions
 

  • Mash the first 5 ingredients in a medium-sized bowl using a potato masher.
  • Add salt, pepper, and lemon juice to taste.
  • Cut each pita pocket in half, gently open, and place a leaf of lettuce on the inside.
  • Divide the avocado mixture among all 8 halves of the pita bread, smearing on top of the lettuce.
  • Fill sandwiches with cucumber, tomatoes, and whatever other desired toppings.