Chickpea Tenders

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 261.8
  • Total Fat: 5.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,756.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 30.6 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 4.7 g
  • Protein: 21.1 g

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This is from The Happy Herbivore by Lindsey Nixon This is from The Happy Herbivore by Lindsey Nixon
Number of Servings: 4


    1 15-oz can chickpeas, drained & rinsed
    1 tsp Poultry Seasoning Mix
    2 tbsp+1tsp No-chicken Broth Powder
    1 tsp Dijon mustard
    1 tbsp Vegan mayo
    1 tsp low-sodium soy sauce
    1/3 cup vital wheat gluten
    3 tbsp water


if substitute ingredients calories will change. If use home made: poultry seasoning, vegan mayo, and No Chicken broth powder then calories will be 186.


preheat oven 350.

line cookie sheet with parchment paper, set aside.

in mixing bowl, mash beans with fork until no whole beans are left. mostly like refried beans

mix all ingredients together except wheat glutin and water until well combined.

add gluten and water and mix.

knead a few times with our hands and then let rest for a few minutes.

divide dough into 4 equal parts using your hands and shape each into a thin, long, oval shape (like a chicken breast)

Bake for 10 minutes, flip, bake for 10 more minutes, and repeat both cycles, baking for a total of 40 minutes. Be careful not to burn: once they are firm and a nice golden brown, they are done.

Serving Size: 4 servings

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user DIVEDEEPER.