Chickpea Lettuce Wraps
Here's a fresh and colourful plant-based meal! Bonus: It's a no-cook recipe that's ready in less than 10 minutes!
Main Course, Salad, Snack
Boston or romaine lettuce
mango or orange or peach, diced
grape tomatoes, quartered
red onion, diced
cilantro leaves, chopped
salt and pepper to taste
lime, juiced (about 2 Tbsp)
Rinse and drain the chickpeas. (Or save the bean water - also called aqua faba - for another recipe.)(Use any leftover chickpeas for another salad or stew.)
Wash and dry lettuce leaves.
In a large bowl, combine chickpeas, mango / orange, tomatoes and red onion. Toss in cilantro.
In a small bowl or measuring cup, whisk the dressing ingredients.
Add dressing to the chickpea mixture. Toss gently to coat. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
Scoop the chickpea mixture into a lettuce leaf. You may also add lettuce into the chickpea mixture to make a salad. Enjoy!
Adapted from a recipe by the Canadian Pulse Industry.
chickpeas, plant-based, vegan, vegetarian