Thai Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

A protein-packed mixture of chickpeas and vegetables is coated in a spicy peanut sauce and wrapped in a romaine leaf for an easy, delicious and filling lunch or dinner. Perfect for those days when you need extra energy in a pinch!

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Servings: 4

Prep Time: 00:10

Cook Time: 00:10

Main Ingredients

@chickpea medley

1 t sesame oil

1 can chickpeas

2 cloves garlic, minced

1/2 yellow onion, diced

2 carrots, chopped finely

1 red bell pepper, diced

salt, pepper and chili powder to taste

@peanut sauce

1/4 cup smooth peanut butter

2 t soy sauce

2 t rice vinegar

2 t brown sugar

1/2 t cayenne pepper

1/2 t powdered ginger

@lettuce wraps

1 romaine lettuce heart, washed and dried


1@Chickpea Mixture

2Mince your garlic, dice your onion, and chop your carrots and bell pepper finely.

3Heat a large saucepan over medium-high heat, then add garlic. Sauté 2 minutes until fragrant, then add diced onion. Sauté 4-5 minutes until translucent.

4Add carrots and bell peppers to pan and sauté another 8-10 minutes, stirring frequently, until carrot is fork tender.

5Drain and rinse chickpeas and add to pan. Cook 3-4 minutes longer, then remove from heat and transfer to a bowl.

6@Peanut Sauce

7Combine all ingredients in a food processor, blender, or blender bottle. Shake/process to combine. Toss with chickpea mixture.


9Peel off romaine leaves one at a time and lay them on a plate. Scoop 1-2 spoonfuls of chickpea mixture onto each leaf, then wrap and eat!

Additional Notes

Feel free to switch up veggies based on whatever you have in your fridge.

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