Avocado Toast with Smashed Chickpeas and Pepper Relish

A quick and easy recipe for avocado toast made with seasoned mashed chickpeas and served with a homemade pepper relish or Chow Chow.
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 461 kcal


  • 1 can 15 ounces chickpeas, drained
  • 3 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes + more for serving
  • 1 ripe avocado pitted and peeled
  • 4 tablespoons Chow Chow or Pepper Relish
  • 4 slices lightly toasted Italian bread


  1. Add chickpeas, olive oil, red wine vinegar and red pepper flakes to a small pot. Heat through on low heat a couple minutes, just to warm and soften them.
  2. Remove from heat and mash lightly with a fork.
  3. Smash a quarter of the avocado onto each piece of toasted bread.
  4. Top with mashed chickpeas and a tablespoon (or more) each with Chow Chow or Pepper Relish.
  5. Sprinkle with more red pepper flakes and serve!

Recipe Notes

Here is the Chow Chow recipe I used: Chile-Cucumber Chow Chow Recipe.

Nutrition Facts
Avocado Toast with Smashed Chickpeas and Pepper Relish
Amount Per Serving
Calories 461 Calories from Fat 243
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 27g 42%
Saturated Fat 6g 30%
Sodium 93mg 4%
Potassium 606mg 17%
Total Carbohydrates 44g 15%
Dietary Fiber 12g 48%
Sugars 11g
Protein 12g 24%
Vitamin A 5%
Vitamin C 7.8%
Calcium 5.8%
Iron 21.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.