buffalo chickpeas
buffalo chickpeas

Easy Buffalo Chickpea Lettuce Cups

Easy Buffalo Chickpea Lettuce Cups

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Recipe by Sagen Jackson Course: LunchCuisine: AmericanDifficulty: Easy


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Tangy buffalo chickpeas wrapped in light and refreshing lettuce makes this the perfect lunch option.


  • 2 cups 2 chickpeas (or 1 15 oz can)

  • 1 Tbsp 1 onion powder

  • 1 Tbsp 1 garlic powder

  • 1 Tbsp 1 maple syrup

  • 1 1/2 cup 1 1/2 frank’s hot sauce

  • 6 – 10 6 – 10 lettuce cups

  • Optional toppings: cucumbers, chives, vegan ranch


  • Warm a large skillet over high heat.
  • When skillet is warm, add broth, garlic powder, onion powder and chickpeas. Cook for 2-3 minutes, until the chickpeas start to brown a bit. Stir well to coat chickpeas in the reduced broth.
  • When chickpeas are looking a bit browned you can add in the maple syrup. Stir to combine. Turn heat to medium.
  • Pour all the hot sauce over top. Toss chickpeas gently so that they are all coated in sauce. Turn off the heat and allow them to rest for 2 – 3 minutes before serving.
  • Add to lettuce cups, top with desired toppings and enjoy.


  • Calories above do not include ranch

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Sagen Jackson

Sagen knows first hand the harmful negative impacts bad habits can have on your health. For the past fifteen years, she has worked in the health industry developing programs for underserved women, partnering with doctors to create unique primary care services and serving with her local breastfeeding coalition and food bank. She loves helping women like you set health goals and crush them! Because she knows if she can overcome a drinking addiction and unhealthy eating habits so can you! It won’t always be easy but feeling and looking your best is always worth it! Download the HealthiHER app and get started on your journey to a HealthiHER you! You Glow Girl!

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