I sort of made this by accident, trying to recreate something else. My skeptical wife was amazed and added it to the menu rotation! Add other toppings as you like. I think sun-dried tomatoes are also good with this.

Recipe Summary

20 mins
22 mins
42 mins
4 servings


Original recipe yields 4 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet. Add onion; cook and stir until translucent, about 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook and stir until fragrant, about 2 minutes.

  • Stir garbanzo beans, taco seasoning, and cumin into the skillet. Pour in chicken broth and cover. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to low and simmer until soft, about 10 minutes. Mash mixture with potato masher. Season with salt and pepper.

  • Pull lettuce "cups" out of the center of each half. Fill with garbanzo bean mixture. Top with avocado, tomato, and olives.

Nutrition Facts

344 calories; protein 8.8g; carbohydrates 40.2g; fat 18.1g; cholesterol 0.9mg; sodium 927.4mg. Full Nutrition

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Rating: 5 stars
I loved everything about this recipe and this is coming from someone who is not a big fan of chickpeas. I used a little more seasoning than the recipe called for but that is the beauty of this recipe. You can add things to your liking. This one is a keeper! Read More