Vegetarian Chickpea Tacos


Quick healthy tacos that the kids will go crazy for. Use this mixture as you would taco meat in taco shells or tortillas. Add desired toppings and enjoy!

close up view of Vegetarian Chickpea Tacos served with chips, guacamole and limes on a plate
Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
8 tacos


  • 2 (15 ounce) cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed

  • ¾ cup water

  • 1 (1 ounce) package taco seasoning mix (such as Taco Bell®)

  • 8 taco shells


  1. Place chickpeas in a saucepan over medium heat. Add water and taco seasoning. Cook and stir until thoroughly heated, 5 to 7 minutes. Remove from heat. Mash mixture to crush chickpeas.

  2. Divide chickpea filling evenly among taco shells.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

331 Calories
8g Fat
55g Carbs
9g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 331
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 10%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Sodium 1054mg 46%
Total Carbohydrate 55g 20%
Dietary Fiber 8g 27%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 9g
Vitamin C 5mg 27%
Calcium 76mg 6%
Iron 2mg 13%
Potassium 308mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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