Chickpea Taco Lettuce wraps

chickpea taco lettuce wraps

Hearty, Healthy, filling, vegetarian chickpea taco lettuce wraps are great for lunch, dinner and lunch box. Delicious as salad too.


chickpea taco lettuce wraps


It all started with this amazing Chickpea Tacos.

  • Quick <— uses canned garbanzo beans
  • Easy <— about 5-7 minutes on the stovetop
  • Great vegetarian option
  • Healthy
  • So flavorful
  • Spicy

I made ’em into Chickpea Taco Meal Prep Bowls and it is such a winner every time.

chickpea taco lettuce wraps

Just look at these ingredients,

So fresh. So delicious. So good for you.

Heres what goes into my vegetarian taco lettuce wraps-

  • Fresh, crisp lettuce cups
  • Spicy chickpea tacos
  • Sweet corn
  • buttery avocado
  • salsa
  • Cheese
  • tangy sour cream
  • sliced jalapeños


 chickpea taco lettuce wraps

Meal prep… totally!

Chickpea tacos are great hot off the skillet or in the refrigerator or frozen (heat in microwave just before serving).

Assemble them as needed.

Or pack into lunch boxes with all ingredients separately or assembled.

If you love such healthy vegetarian recipes then check out – Ridiculously Healthy Carrot Oat Cookies


chickpea taco lettuce wraps


taco chickpea lettuce wraps
Print Recipe
5 from 1 vote

Chickpea Taco Lettuce wraps

Hearty, Healthy, filling, vegetarian chickpea taco lettuce wraps are great for lunch, dinner and lunch box. Delicious as salad too. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Salad
Cuisine: Mexican
Author: Maria Doss


Spice Mixture

  • 1 teaspoon each chili powder, coriander powder and paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon each cumin powder, dried oregano and salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper powder, or more if you like it spicy

Taco Chickpeas

Lettuce Wraps

  • 6 to 8 lettuce leaves ( Iceberg, Romaine or Iceberg)
  • 1 ripe avocado, sliced or chopped
  • 3/4 cup salsa, store bought or homemade
  • 3/4 cup shredded cheddar
  • 1/2 cup cooked corn
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • 1/4 chopped cilantro
  • sliced jalapenos, as required


Make spice mixture

  • Stir all spice mixture ingredients together in a small bowl.

Make Taco Chickpeas

  • Heat vegetable oil in a medium non-stick skillet over medium heat. 
  • Saute onion and garlic for 1-2 minutes, until onions are translucent.
  • Add chickpeas and spice mixture. Cook, stirring occasionally for 3-5 minutes, until spices are toasted well.
  • Take off heat and stir in lime juice and cilantro. 

Assemble Chickpea Taco Lettuce Wraps

  • Spoon few tablespoons of the taco chickpeas into each lettuce cups and top with some avocado, salsa, cheddar, corn, sour cream, cilantro and jalapeños slices (as much as you'd like). 

To serve as a salad

  • Tear lettuce into bite sized pieces and toss everything together. 

All contents and images are my original work, unless and otherwise mentioned. Please do not use my recipes or images without linking back to If you wish to republish a recipe, please rewrite in your own words and don’t forget to include a link back to the original recipe.



You may also like


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *