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Healthy Vegan Lettuce and Chickpea Wraps Recipe

Healthy Vegan Lettuce and Chickpea Wraps Recipe

Credit: Adam Guthrie

Spoon a third of a cup of the chickpea filling into the lettuce leaves and serve, as finger food. The ‘not tuna’ is great in sandwiches and wraps, too.

Serves: 4



  • 3 cups cooked chickpeas, mashed
  • ½ cup gherkins, finely chopped
  • 2 tbsp capers, finely chopped
  • ½ red onion, finely diced
  • Handful parsley, finely chopped
  • 1 cup vegan mayonnaise
  • Salt, to taste
  • 1 iceberg lettuce, separated into leaf cups
  1. Add chickpeas, gherkin, capers, red onion and parsley to bowl and mix well.
  2. Add vegan mayonnaise and pinch of salt, to taste, and mix well.
  3. Serve “not tuna” in leaf cups.


Adam Guthrie

Adam is a vegan whose passion for food began with a life-threatening illness and continues today in a lifestyle built around healthy cooking and eating. Adam is a qualified chef and wellness coach who specialises in a wholefood, plant-based diet. Adam shares how to prepare delicious, healthy food for health, energy and vitality. He conducts online healthy eating and wellness programs and gives keynote talks, live cooking demonstrations and cooking classes on the subject of healthy eating and living well.