Chi-Chi Bean Toasts

Chi-Chi Bean Toasts
Staff Writer
Leslie Durso

A chi-chi bean is Leslie Durso's grandmother's nickname for garbanzo beans, and it makes its appearance in Leslie's recipe mixed in a flavorful vegan mayonnaise and served on soft bread. We adapted ours to use regular mayonnaise, but feel free to stick to vegan like Leslie.

12
Servings
14
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

*This recipe was adapted from its original vegan-form from Leslie Durso. Visit her website to see the full recipe and more delicious vegan recipes.

Ingredients

  • One 15-ounce can of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed well
  • 1 shallot, finely chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1/2 Cup chopped dill
  • 1 Tablespoon relish
  • 1/4 Cup mayonnaise*
  • 1/4 Teaspoon dry mustard
  • 1/4 Teaspoon paprika
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Sliced bread

Directions

In a medium-sized mixing bowl, smash the beans and shallots with a potato smasher or fork until the beans are broken into about ¼ of the size. Stir in the rest of the ingredients. Season to taste and serve as a sandwich or on sliced toasts as an appetizer.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
1g
1%
Cholesterol
2mg
1%
Carbohydrate, by difference
1g
1%
Protein
1g
2%
Vitamin A, RAE
4µg
1%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
8mg
1%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Fluoride, F
3µg
0%
Folate, total
2µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
2mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
7mg
1%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
85mg
6%
Water
11g
0%

Bean Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Bean Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.