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Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

Course Appetizers / Snacks
Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Chickpeas
Specialty Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Nutrition 300 calories or less
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup chickpeas
  • lettuce butter; leaves
  • 1 lime juiced
  • 1 tbsp sugar
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic finely minced
  • 1 mango diced
  • 1 cup tomatoes grape; cut in half
  • 1/2 cup onion red; diced
  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped
  • 1/4 cup mint fresh; chopped
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Place chickpeas and 6 cups of water in a pot and bring to a boil. Boil for 2 minutes, turn off heat, cover and let stand for 1 hour. Keep beans covered and cook over low to medium heat for about 1-½ hours or until desired tenderness is reached, drain and set aside.
  2. Separate the butter lettuce leaves. Wash and dry them gently; set aside.
  3. Combine lime juice, sugar, olive oil and garlic in a small bowl; set aside.
  4. In a large bowl combine the chickpeas, mangoes, tomatoes, onion, cilantro and mint. Add the reserved dressing and gently toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  5. Place a portion of the chickpea salad over each of the lettuce leaves and enjoy.