Easy “Cheezy” Veggie Melts - VeggieBoards
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#1 Old 10-09-2004, 04:48 PM
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Easy Cheezy Veggie Melts by http://www.vegcooking.com

Category: Sandwiches/Burgers

This recipe is suitable for a: vegetarian/vegan diet.



12 sun-dried tomato halves

1 15-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained

4 Tbsp. finely chopped green bell pepper

4 Tbsp. finely chopped red onion

4 Tbsp. vegan mayonnaise

1 Tbsp. lemon juice

1/2 tsp. onion powder

1/4 tsp. garlic powder or 1 tsp. fresh garlic, minced

1/4 tsp. paprika

3 whole-wheat pita breads

6 slices mozzarella soy cheese



Preheat the oven to 375ºF. Pour boiling water over the tomato halves, let sit for 10 minutes, then drain and chop. In a large bowl, mash the chickpeas with a potato masher. Add the green pepper, onion, mayonnaise, lemon juice, onion powder, garlic, and paprika and mix well. Divide each piece of pita bread into 2 round halves and place on baking sheets. Spread 1/6 of the chickpea mixture on each piece of bread and top with the tomatoes. Bake for 7 minutes. Top each pita half with 1 slice of soy cheese and bake for 3 more minutes. Serve open-faced.

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Makes 3 servings

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