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Smashed Chickpea Tacos
Smashed Chickpea Tacos
15 min
4 servings
$3.17/serving

Chickpeas are a healthy, protein & fibre packed choice for a taco filling. Let eager kids help you smash the chickpeas with a Ground Meat Separator, everyone can help and have fun in the kitchen!


Ingredients

Toppings (optional): salsa, sliced onions, shredded cabbage, and jalapenos.


Preparation
  1. Drain and rinse chickpeas. Add to a sauté pan over medium heat with taco seasoning, water, and tomato paste. Stir to combine and cook until fragrant, 3 – 4 min. 
  2. Meanwhile, cut avocado in half; discard pit. Scoop out flesh and slice.
  3. Remove pan from heat. Using Ground Meat Separator, lightly mash chickpeas until some have broken up.
  4. To serve, spoon chickpea filling into taco shells; top with avocado and Greek yogurt. Add additional toppings, if desired.
Tips

Swap avocado for Epicure’s Guacamole.

Consider cooking chickpeas in microwave using Multipurpose Steamer. Simply combine chickpeas (drained and rinsed), seasoning, water, and tomato paste. Cover; microwave on high 2–3 min until heated through.

Have some chickpea filling leftovers? Try them in a taco salad.

Perfectly Balance Your Plate

Serve with 1 cup sliced cucumber and celery sticks. 

Nutritional Information

Per serving: Calories 530, Fat 19 g (Saturated 2.5 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 460 mg, Carbohydrate 77 g (Fibre 18 g, Sugars 10 g), Protein 20 g.

For over 27 years, Epicure has helped busy families put dinner on the table fast. We make it easy and affordable to cook delicious family favourites in 20 minutes or less. Our products are 100% gluten- and nut-free, and sugar and sodium-conscious—but they don't taste that way! Packed with flavour, on-trend, and featuring global faves, they make cooking dinner the easiest part of your day!  

Learn more about the Good Food Movement →

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What you'll need
Ground Meat SeparatorGround Meat Separator
Ground Meat Separator
82 Reviews
Multipurpose SteamerMultipurpose Steamer
Multipurpose Steamer
89 Reviews
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Smashed Chickpea Tacos
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Smashed Chickpea Tacos
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Ingredients

Toppings (optional): salsa, sliced onions, shredded cabbage, and jalapenos.


15 min
4 servings
$3.17/serving
Preparation
  1. Drain and rinse chickpeas. Add to a sauté pan over medium heat with taco seasoning, water, and tomato paste. Stir to combine and cook until fragrant, 3 – 4 min. 
  2. Meanwhile, cut avocado in half; discard pit. Scoop out flesh and slice.
  3. Remove pan from heat. Using Ground Meat Separator, lightly mash chickpeas until some have broken up.
  4. To serve, spoon chickpea filling into taco shells; top with avocado and Greek yogurt. Add additional toppings, if desired.
What you'll need
Ground Meat SeparatorGround Meat Separator
Ground Meat Separator
82 Reviews
Multipurpose SteamerMultipurpose Steamer
Multipurpose Steamer
89 Reviews
Tips

Swap avocado for Epicure’s Guacamole.

Consider cooking chickpeas in microwave using Multipurpose Steamer. Simply combine chickpeas (drained and rinsed), seasoning, water, and tomato paste. Cover; microwave on high 2–3 min until heated through.

Have some chickpea filling leftovers? Try them in a taco salad.

Perfectly Balance Your Plate

Serve with 1 cup sliced cucumber and celery sticks. 

Nutritional Information

Per serving: Calories 530, Fat 19 g (Saturated 2.5 g, Trans 0 g), Cholesterol 0 mg, Sodium 460 mg, Carbohydrate 77 g (Fibre 18 g, Sugars 10 g), Protein 20 g.

For over 27 years, Epicure has helped busy families put dinner on the table fast. We make it easy and affordable to cook delicious family favourites in 20 minutes or less. Our products are 100% gluten- and nut-free, and sugar and sodium-conscious—but they don't taste that way! Packed with flavour, on-trend, and featuring global faves, they make cooking dinner the easiest part of your day!  

Learn more about the Good Food Movement →