Roasted Chickpea Pocket Sandwiches


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Roasted Chickpea Pocket Sandwiches

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Enjoy all the delicious flavors of a traditional falafel—chickpeas, tahini, garlic, cumin and coriander—in a family-friendly pocket-style sandwich.

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Servings and Ingredients

Serves 4
Yogurt Sauce
½ c. Hy-Vee plain whole milk Greek yogurt
3 tbsp. tahini
1 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil
1 tbsp. fresh lemon juice
⅛ tsp. Hy-Vee salt
Roasted Chickpeas & Sandwiches
2 (15.5-oz.) cans Hy-Vee garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and rinsed
2 tbsp. garam masala seasoning
2 tbsp. Gustare Vita olive oil
1 tsp. That’s Smart! crushed red pepper
3 large cloves garlic, minced
Italian parsley, optional
1 8.4-oz) pkg. Old el Paso tortilla pockets (8 ct.), warmed
Desired toppings: cucumber, cut into thin wedges; finely chopped romaine lettuce; Hy-Vee kosher dill sandwich pickles; Basket & Bushel One Sweet cherry tomatoes, halved; thinly sliced red onion; for serving
Lemon wedges, for serving

Things To Grab

  • Large rimmed baking pan
  • Foil
  • Small bowl
  • Large bowl
  • Silicone spatula
  • Spoon


  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Line a large rimmed baking pan with foil; set aside.

  2. For yogurt sauce, stir together yogurt, tahini, olive oil, lemon juice and salt in a small bowl; set aside.

  3. For roasted chickpeas, pat chickpeas dry on paper towel; transfer to a large bowl. Add garam masala, olive oil, red pepper, and garlic; toss to combine.

  4. Spread chickpeas in prepared pan. Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until golden and crisp, stirring halfway through. Remove from oven and, if desired, gently toss with parsley.

  5. To assemble, spoon 1½ Tbsp. yogurt mixture into each tortilla pocket; spread mixture up the side of inside pockets. Spoon 2 Tbsp. chickpea mixture into each tortilla pockets and stuff pocket with desired toppings. Serve with lemon wedges, if desired.

Nutrition facts


580 Calories per serving
2 each

Amounts Per Serving

  • Total Fat: 26g
  • Cholesterol: 5mg
  • Sodium: 1040mg
  • Total Carbohydrates: 67g
  • Protein: 20g

Daily Values

Iron 30%
Calcium 15%
Vitamin D 0%
Potassium 4%

Recipe Source:

Hy-Vee Test Kitchen