Stuffed Pitta with Chickpeas Recipe


STUFFED PITTA with CHICKPEAS RECIPE! This is the perfect simple and healthy vegan food for entertaining, and for lunchboxes! 😍

Check out some of our other vegan recipes below:

Vegan Bean Stir Fry

No Bake Vegan Energy Balls

Vegan Mexican Casserole

Vegan Pizza


INGREDIENTS (makes 4 servings):

  • 3 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tbsp ground coriander
  • 1 tbsp turmeric powder
  • 1 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp ground ginger
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • Salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 can chickpeas
  • 1 small onion (diced)
  • 1 small red pepper bell (diced)
  • To serve:
  • 4 wholemeal pita with pockets
  • 1-2 handfuls chopped lettuce
  • 2 tbsp hummus to serve (optional)



  1. Preheat oven to 200C.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine minced garlic with all spices.
  3. Add in the olive oil and stir until paste has formed.
  4. Stir in the chickpeas, red onions, and red pepper, using a spatula to toss and coat.
  5. Transfer chickpeas to a roasting pan and cover with foil. Bake for 30 minutes until chickpeas are hot
  6. and onions are tender.
  7. Slice each pita in half and heat the pita until just warm enough they are pliable. Open the pocket and
  8. spread hummus in each with a knife. Follow with a handful of lettuce and 1/4 of the chickpea
  9. mixture. Repeat with remaining pita halves.


NUTRITIONAL INFO (per serving):

  • Calories: 286
  • Protein: 9g
  • Carbs: 36g
  • Fat: 9g


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