Chickpea Lettuce Cups

Looking for a quick, easy and light summer meal? Then you’ve come to the right place. These lettuce cups filled with flavourful roasted chickpeas and fresh veg topped with a creamy tahini dressing are sure to be a crowd pleaser and require minimal time and effort to create. It’s as simple as roasting the chickpeas, chopping up the other ingredients, stirring together the dressing then assembling and you’re good to go. Ideal for gatherings with friends and family or perfect for a picnic on the beach.

chickpea tacos finished 2

Ingredients

Chickpeas:

2 cups cooked chickpeas

1 tsp ground cumin

1 tsp smoked paprika

½ tsp garlic powder

¼ tsp cracked black pepper

½ tsp himalayan salt

Lettuce Cups:

Lettuce leaves (romaine or cos work well)

Diced tomato

Diced cucumber

Coriander

Tahini Dressing:

¼ cup tahini*

¼ cup lemon juice

2 ½ tbsp maple syrup*

Salt and pepper to taste

chickpea taco ingredients

Method

Preheat your oven to 160°C.

Add all the ingredients for the chickpeas into a bowl and mix until all the chickpeas are coated, then transfer to a lined baking tray.

Bake the chickpeas for about 15 minutes or until slightly golden.

roasted chickpeas 2

While they are baking, mix together all the ingredients for the tahini dressing.

tahini dressing

Remove the chickpeas from the oven and once they are cooled, add them, along with all the other lettuce cup ingredients into the lettuce leaves then drizzle with the tahini dressing and enjoy!

chickpea tacos finished 2

* Available to purchase at your local GoodFor store

By Ella Farrugia aka @thecuriousavocado

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