Meatless Monday Recipe: Buffalo Chickpea Lettuce Wraps

Did you know that embracing the Meatless Monday trend isn’t just good for your health and the environment but also your taste buds?

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Recipe courtesy of Meatless Monday and Tina of Fuel Your Future with Tina Muir.

 Going meatless just one day per week as recommended by the Meatless Monday campaign just may forever change the way you eat, thanks to new ingredients, bold new flavors and exciting new recipes like this one for Buffalo Chickpea Lettuce Wraps.  Brace your taste buds; we think you’ll want to make this fiber- and protein-packed meal more than just once a week!

Makes 8 wraps

Ingredients:

For the Buffalo sauce:

  • 1/3 cup hot sauce
  • ¼ cup butter
  • 1 Tbsp. vinegar
  • ½ Tbsp. Worcestershire sauce
  • 1/8 tsp. garlic powder
  • ½ tsp. cornstarch

To complete the wraps:

  • 1 large head of romaine
  • ¾ cup chickpeas
  • ¼ cup black beans
  • 1 large tomato, diced
  • 1 avocado, diced
  • ¼ cup blue cheese, crumbled

Directions:

  1. Add the buffalo sauce ingredients to a small saucepan. Heat over a medium high heat. Once the butter has melted, stir in the chickpeas. Simmer for 10 minutes, stirring often.
  2. Serve all the ingredients on top of the leaves of romaine, and enjoy immediately.