Meatless Mondays  |  Posted 01.29.18

Roasted Chickpea Gyros

Roasted Chickpea Gyros

A simple and delicious Mediterranean inspired roasted chickpea wrap with refreshing tzatziki sauce.

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 15oz can Chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 1 Tbsp Paprika
  • 1 tsp Ground Black Pepper
  • 1/2 tsp Cayenne Pepper
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 4 Pita Flatbreads
  • 1 cup Tzatziki Sauce or Dip
  • 1/4 Red Onion, cut into strips
  • 2 Lettuce Leaves, roughly chopped
  • 1 Tomato, sliced

Instructions

  1. Pat dry chickpeas with paper towel, removing any skins that may come off.
  2. Gently toss chickpeas with oil, paprika, black pepper, cayenne pepper, and salt.
  3. Spread chickpeas onto a greased rimmed baking sheet and roast at 400 degrees F (200 C) for about 20 minutes, until lightly browned but not hard.
  4. Spread some tzatziki onto one side of the pita, then sprinkle in ¼ of the chickpeas and add veggies. Fold in half and enjoy!

Source: Live Eat Learn