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Chickpea Tacos

There is something refreshing about biting into a crunchy lettuce leaf on a hot summer day. This chickpea taco is perfect for a hot summer day!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins


  • 1 15oz. can of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 3 cups shredded cabbage green or red
  • 1 cup shredded carrot
  • ½ cup thinly sliced red onion
  • ½ cup seeded and diced jalapeno pepper
  • ½ cup seeded and diced red pepper
  • ½ cup sliced green onion
  • ¼ cup chopped fresh cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • sea salt to taste
  • 4-6 romaine lettuce leaves
  • 1 avocado pitted and sliced


  • In a large bowl, smash the chickpeas with a fork and sprinkle with chili powder.
  • Add the cabbage, carrot, red onion, peppers, green onion cilantro, and lime juice.
  • Divide the salad mixture among the romaine lettuce leaves. One leaf per taco.
  • Top each taco with sliced avocado or make your own guacamole.
  • Enjoy!