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Chick (pea) Mayo Avo Smash

Recipes | February 26, 2016 | By


Chick (pea) Mayo Toasties


  • 1 x can chickpeas (drained and skins removed)
  • 1 avocado (pitted)
  • 3 x stalks of celery (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoons of egg-free (reduced oil mayonnaise (optional))
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice
  • Salt & pepper
  • Fresh herbs (sprouts or microgreens of choice)
  • Corn cakes (lettuce leaves, wholegrain toast or whole wheat wraps to eat the smash with.)


  • Mash up the chickpeas and avocado with a fork, potato masher or food processor until you reach a chunky consistency
  • Add the chopped celery, mayonnaise, lemon juice, fresh herbs or microgreens and mix through.
  • Season with salt and pepper according to taste.
  • Serve on corn cakes, toast, in a roll, in lettuce cups or in whole-wheat wraps.


Recipe credit: Leozette Roode, The South African Vegan Cookbook
Photo credit: Human & Rousseau/Myburgh du Plessis