::Spicy Vegan Chickpea Taquitos::

Being in quarantine has me cooking, a lot; and friend, I love burgers but sometimes I needed to spice things up (pun intended)! I searched high and low for Spicy vegan Chickpea Taquitos, the recipes I cam across contained chicken; except one.

I made a few adjustments based on my personal taste and what I had in my pantry, but the original recipe can be found here.

THESE SPICY VEGAN CHICKPEA TAQUITOS ARE:

  • Spicy🌶
  • Flavorful
  • Hearty
  • Gluten-free
  • Crispy
  • Easy to make

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cooke time: 20 minutes

Total time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium-sized onion chopped
  • 2 cloves of garlic minced
  • 1 bell pepper chopped
  • 1 jalapeño chopped (optional)
  • 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas (or one 15 oz can, drained and rinsed)
  • 3 tbsp hot sauce (or more to taste)
  • 2 tbsp plant-based milk
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cumin
  •  Sea salt & black pepper to taste (optional)
  •  Chili powder to taste (optional)
  • 2-3 avocados for guacamole (optional)
  • 10 tortillas

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Directions:

  • Preheat the oven to 415 degrees.
  • Using a fork or muddler to mash the chickpeas in a bowl.
  • Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat.
  • Add the onion (save little bit if you like raw onion in your guac) and bell pepper, cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add garlic and spice mix, sauté for a one minute.
  • Add the remaining ingredients and bring to a boil.
  • Then reduce heat to low, let simmer for 2-4 minutes. Stirring occasionally, then turn off the heat.
  • Season the mixture to your taste.
  • Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Place about 2 tbsp of the filling in each tortilla (filling from top to bottom).
  • Roll the tortilla tightly and place seam down on the baking sheet (next to each other).
  • Brush the filled tortillas with little bit of olive oil (to make them even more crispier).
  • Bake for (about) 15 minutes or until they are golden brown.
  • Make the guacamole.🥑
  • Cool for 3-5 minutes before consuming!😋

Enjoy, tag me in your posts (@jeanajuice), and check out more recipes here. 🌱