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Chickpea and Veggie Pitas

A deliciously filling, yet light lunch or dinner for the the whole family. These chickpea and veggie pitas sneak in a generous serving of vegetables and protein and will have everyone coming back for more!


I love chickpeas and veggies together! It’s one of my favorite lunch combos. This delicious chickpea and veggie pitas recipe will have you eating a generous serving of veggies and protein!

A deliciously filling, yet light lunch or dinner for the the whole family. These chickpea and veggie pitas sneak in a generous serving of vegetables and protein and will have everyone coming back for more!

A deliciously filling, yet light lunch or dinner for the the whole family. These chickpea and veggie pitas sneak in a generous serving of vegetables and protein and will have everyone coming back for more!

Chickpea and Veggie Pitas

Yield: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

A deliciously filling, yet light lunch or dinner for the the whole family. These chickpea and veggie pitas sneak in a generous serving of vegetables and protein and will have everyone coming back for more!

Ingredients

  • 1 15 oz can chickpeas
  • ¼ medium red onion
  • 1 medium carrot
  • Juice of ¼ medium lemon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp mayonnaise
  • grape tomatoes
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ¼ tsp pepper
  • ½ tsp garlic powder
  • optional, use onion powder instead of onion
  • 1 tbsp chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3-5 pitas
  • Romaine lettuce, optional

Instructions

Make Pita Filler:

  1. Drain and rinse chickpeas.
  2. Chop tomatoes in half, then in thirds.
  3. Grate carrot.
  4. Place all of these ingredients into a large bowl. add chickpeas and veggies to bowl
  5. In a small bowl, combine mayonnaise, olive oil and lemon juice squeeze lemon juice into mayo
  6. Pour into chickpea/veggie mixture.
  7. Add salt, pepper, cilantro, and garlic powder. adding spices to veggies
  8. Mix everything together.

Assemble pitas:

  1. Cut pitas in half. To make them a little more workable, put in microwave for 10 seconds.
  2. Open pita and add a romaine leaf, if using.
  3. Fill with mixture and enjoy!

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A deliciously filling, yet light lunch or dinner for the the whole family. These chickpea and veggie pitas sneak in a generous serving of vegetables and protein and will have everyone coming back for more!

chickpea and veggie pitas

A deliciously filling, yet light lunch or dinner for the the whole family. These chickpea and veggie pitas sneak in a generous serving of vegetables and protein and will have everyone coming back for more!

delicious chickpea & veggie pitas

Do you like chickpeas? How about pitas?

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