Smashed Chickpea, Avocado, and Quinoa Lettuce Wraps

Course: Entrees
Difficulty: Easy
Pulse Type: Chickpeas
Specialty Diet: Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Nutrition: 1/2 cup serving
Servings: 6



  • 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


  1. Add drained and rinsed chickpeas and cubed avocado in a large bowl.
  2. Mash with a potato masher or fork until chickpeas and avocado are broken up and creamy.
  3. Stir in quinoa, lime juice, cilantro, tahini, sea salt, black pepper, chili powder, and garlic powder.
  4. 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!