Course Entrees
Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Chickpeas
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Nutrition 1/2 cup serving

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Smashed Chickpea, Avocado, and Quinoa Lettuce Wraps



  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 large avocado, ripe; peeled and cut into cubes
  • 1/4 cup quinoa, cooked
  • 1/4 cup lime juice
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped
  • 3 tbsp tahini
  • 1/2 tsp salt, sea
  • 1/2 tsp pepper
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 head lettuce, boston bib (or romaine)


  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1 mango, sliced
  • 1/4 onion, red; thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp hot sauce
  • 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped


  • Add drained and rinsed chickpeas and cubed avocado in a large bowl.
  • Mash with a potato masher or fork until chickpeas and avocado are broken up and creamy.
  • Stir in quinoa, lime juice, cilantro, tahini, sea salt, black pepper, chili powder, and garlic powder.
  • Prepare lettuce wraps: add a heaping tablespoon of filling into lettuce leaf. Top with avocado, mango, red onion, hot sauce, and a handful of fresh cilantro. Enjoy!