Chickpea Salad Wrap With Cashews
- 1 can chickpeas, drained
- ⅓ cup shredded carrot
- 1 scallion, sliced
- ¼ cup chopped cilantro
- ¼ cup dried cranberries, chopped (optional)
- ¾ cup cashews (raw or roasted)
- ½ lemon, juiced (a little over 1 TBSP)
- 2 teaspoons curry powder
- 1 teaspoon grated ginger
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- ½ teaspoon pink Himalayan or sea salt (unless using salted cashews, then taste before adding)
- ⅛-¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 scoop Organixx Clean Sourced Collagens powder (optional; omit for vegan option)
- 4 large lettuce leaves, collard greens, or favorite GF wrap
- Optional add-ins: diced cucumber, shredded red cabbage (or pickled cabbage – see Buddha Bowl with Pickled Cabbage recipe), chopped spinach, avocado, bell peppers, tomatoes, etc.
- To make the dressing, add cashews to a food processor container and run until cashew butter forms (about 8 – 10 minutes, scraping down sides occasionally). Add in lemon juice, curry, ginger, garlic, salt, cayenne, and collagens powder (if using). Process to combine. Add 1-2 tablespoons of filtered water if you’d prefer a thinner dressing.
- To a large mixing bowl, add drained chickpeas. Mash chickpeas up with a masher or fork until most are mashed and you’ve achieved your desired consistency.
- Add in carrot, scallion, cilantro, and cranberries. Add in desired amount of dressing and stir so all the ingredients are evenly coated with dressing.
- Assemble 4 wraps using either lettuce leaves, collard green leaves, or your favorite GF wrap. Divide up chickpea mixture onto each leaf, add in desired veggies and roll up, folding in sides as you go. Enjoy!
Serves 4. Per Serving (based on using lettuce leaves):
Calories: 410 |
Total Fat: 10 g |
Total Carbohydrate: 66 g |
Dietary Fiber: 18 g |
Protein: 20 g
Are you looking for a delicious, yet healthy salad wrap? Look no further than this cashew chickpea salad wrap! It’s perfect for a quick and easy lunch or dinner.
Plus, it’s vegan and gluten-free. So, no matter what your dietary restrictions are, you can enjoy this tasty wrap. The best part is that it’s really easy to make – just toss all of the ingredients together in a bowl and you’re good to go! Give this wrap a try today – you won’t be disappointed.
Carrot is one of the richest natural sources of vitamin A and beta-carotene, an essential nutrient for eye health, immune function, and much more.
Cashews are a good source of healthy dietary fats and essential minerals, including copper, calcium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, and zinc.
The high beta-carotene content of cayenne pepper has been found to increase immunity and help reduce symptoms in asthma.
Chickpeas are a good plant-based source of protein and fiber. They are packed with nutrients including iron, vitamins B6 and K, magnesium, folate, phosphorus, zinc, copper, manganese, choline, and selenium.
Cilantro helps cleanse the body of toxic metals such as mercury, arsenic, and lead. It also possesses antibacterial and anticancer properties.
Curry powder is a versatile spice blend inspired by the flavors of India. While different combinations of spices can be used, it usually includes turmeric, cumin, and coriander.
Unlike fresh cranberries, dried cranberries have very few health benefits. For the healthiest option, look for organic dried cranberries that have been sweetened with apple juice, versus less healthy forms of added sugar.
There are over 300 varieties of garlic grown around the world. It is considered both a vegetable and an herb and is clinically proven to support the immune system.
Ginger is a potent aromatic herb and a good natural source of vitamin C, magnesium, potassium, copper, and manganese. It has been used for thousands of years in Asia to treat stomach ache, diarrhea, and nausea.
Green Leaf Lettuce puts regular iceberg lettuce to shame. It offers an assortment of important nutrients like vitamins B6, A, C, E, and K.
Enzymes in fresh lemon juice accelerate the digestive process. Even though lemon juice is acidic, it actually has an alkalizing effect on the body.
Scallions aka green onions have a mild onion taste and can be used raw or cooked.