Roasted Chickpea Fajitas
It is no secret that I love chickpeas. I also love Mexican food. I like to use whole foods as much as possible rather than the processed meat substitutes on the market. So, what can you use to make some good vegetarian fajitas without using processed veggie meats? Roasted chickpeas! I love to snack on roasted chickpeas when I crave a healthy crunchy snack.
Spice the chickpeas up with cumin, chili powder, and some lime juice. Add sauteed peppers and onions and you have a healthy vegetarian fajita that will curb your Mexican craving without all the fat and junk.
These would be really great with mushrooms too but I was out of them. Add additional toppings like cheese, salsa, and guacamole if you like.
- 2 teaspoons chili powder
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 teaspoon onion powder
- 1 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
- 1 teaspoon sea salt
- 1 tablespoon fresh lime juice
- 2 tablespoons water
- 2 cups cooked chickpeas, or 1 15 oz can
For the Fajitas
- 3 bell peppers sliced, any color. I like red, orange, or yellow rather than green
- 1 onion, sliced
- 1 Tbs chili powderr
- 1 tsp cumin
- salt and pepper to taste
- juice of 1/2 lime
- Whole Wheat Flour Tortillas (store bought or make your own)
- Additonal toppings as desired: salsa, guacamole, cheese, diced tomato, fresh cilantro, etc
- Begin by roasting the chickpeas.
- Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
- Mix ingredients for the chickpeas in a medium bowl.
- Spread on baking sheet. Bake for 25-30 minutes, until browned and crispy.
- While the chickpeas are roasting, saute the peppers and onions until tender.
- Add the chili powder, cumin, lime juice, and salt and pepper.
- Wrap the chickpeas, pepper/onion mixture, and other additional toppings in tortillas and eat.
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