Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

Chickpea Lettuce Wraps
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Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

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Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

Chickpeas and mushrooms are seasoned both spicy and sweet in this Asian-influenced wrap. The lettuce leaf brings the dish together and offers a refreshing crunch to balance the filling’s assertive flavors. This recipe comes to us from Lindsay of Running with Tongs.

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Notes

*Note: Arrowroot is a thickening agent found in the spice section of most grocery stores.

Ingredients

  • 1  Teaspoon  canola oil
  • medium-sized onion, sliced thinly
  • 8  Ounces  cremini mushrooms, sliced
  • One 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained
  • 1  Tablespoon  hoisin sauce
  • 2  Teaspoons  Sriracha
  • 2  Teaspoons  sambal oelek
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  onion powder
  • 1/2  Teaspoon  garlic powder
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1  Teaspoon  arrowroot*
  • 12  Boston, bibb, or romaine lettuce leaves

Directions

Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add the onion and mushrooms and sauté until the onion is softened, about 3 minutes. Add the chickpeas, hoisin sauce, Sriracha, sambal oelek, onion powder, and garlic powder, and stir to combine. Season with salt and pepper, to taste, and sauté until the chickpea mixture is bubbly and caramelized, for 3-4 minutes. Then, stir in the arrowroot. Fill the lettuce leaves with the chickpea mixture, fold together like a taco, and enjoy!

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
3g
4%
Sugar
3g
3%
Cholesterol
24mg
8%
Carbohydrate, by difference
7g
5%
Protein
13g
28%
Vitamin A, RAE
5µg
1%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Vitamin K (phylloquinone)
2µg
2%
Calcium, Ca
4mg
0%
Choline, total
2mg
0%
Folate, total
5µg
1%
Magnesium, Mg
4mg
1%
Phosphorus, P
13mg
2%
Selenium, Se
1µg
2%
Sodium, Na
498mg
33%
Water
6g
0%

Chickpea Shopping Tip

Legumes are high in a number of nutrients, especially protein and fiber – filling you up with relatively few calories.

Chickpea Cooking Tip

Beans are done when they can be easily mashed with a fork – make sure to test a few in case they have not cooked evenly.