Spicy Chickpea Lettuce Wraps
If you’re seeking an exciting and flavorful way to enjoy a light and healthy meal, these Spicy Chickpea Lettuce Wraps are the answer. Bursting with a combination of zesty spices and wholesome ingredients, these wraps offer a delightful journey for your taste buds.
- 1 can (15 oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon cumin
- 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
- 1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 8 large lettuce leaves (such as Bibb or Romaine)
- 1/2 cup diced tomatoes
- 1/4 cup diced red onion
- 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
- Greek yogurt or tahini for drizzling
- Lime wedges for serving
- Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the chickpeas, cumin, smoked paprika, cayenne pepper, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, for about 5 minutes until the chickpeas are heated through and coated with the spices.
- Assemble the lettuce leaves on a serving platter.
- Spoon the spiced chickpeas into the lettuce leaves.
- Top with diced tomatoes, red onion, and fresh cilantro.
- Drizzle with Greek yogurt or tahini for added creaminess.
- Squeeze fresh lime juice over the wraps before eating.
Prep time: 10 minutes
Yields: 4 servings
These Spicy Chickpea Lettuce Wraps are a tantalizing blend of flavors and textures. The smoky chickpeas paired with crisp lettuce, tangy tomatoes, and zesty cilantro create a harmonious balance that’s both satisfying and refreshing.
Nutrition information per serving: Calories: 180, Fat: 6g, Carbohydrates: 25g, Protein: 7g
If you’re in the mood for a dish that brings together a punch of spice and a medley of fresh ingredients, these wraps are an excellent choice. They’re not only packed with taste but also provide a healthy dose of plant-based protein and essential nutrients. Perfect for a quick lunch, a light dinner, or even as a crowd-pleasing appetizer at gatherings. Don’t miss out on the chance to savor these Spicy Chickpea Lettuce Wraps – they’re a culinary experience that’s as vibrant as it is delicious.