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Friday November 17, 2023


Savoring Spring with Chickpea Salad Wraps & Avocado Dill Sauce

Delight your taste buds with these vibrant Chickpea Salad Wraps featuring a zesty vegan twist on the classic tuna salad. Bursting with fresh flavors and a creamy Avocado Dill Sauce, these wraps offer a light and wholesome alternative, perfect for spring and beyond. Let’s embark on this culinary journey together!

Chickpea Salad Creation: A Symphony of Freshness


  • 1 14-oz can chickpeas, drained, rinsed, set aside to dry
  • ⅓ cup chopped celery
  • ¼ cup chopped scallions
  • 6 small cornichons, chopped
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, plus 1 teaspoon zest
  • 1 tablespoon vegan mayo
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 teaspoon capers
  • 1 small clove of garlic
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. In a medium bowl, combine chickpeas, celery, scallions, cornichons, garlic, dill, lemon juice and zest, vegan mayo, Dijon mustard, capers, and freshly ground black pepper.
  2. Mash the ingredients with a potato masher or pulse in a food processor. For optimal texture, process only half the mixture and stir in the remaining portion by hand.
  3. Taste and adjust with a pinch of salt if desired. Chill the chickpea salad until ready to use.

Avocado Dill Sauce: Creamy Elevation


  • 1 large avocado
  • ½ cup Original Almond Breeze Almondmilk Unsweetened
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
  • ¼ teaspoon salt, more to taste
  • Freshly ground black pepper


  1. Blend the avocado, almond milk, lemon juice, dill, salt, and freshly ground black pepper until creamy. Adjust the consistency with more almond milk if needed.

Assembly: Crafting Flavorful Wraps

To Assemble:

  • 12 bibb lettuce leaves
  • ¼ cup thinly sliced radishes
  • ¼ cup pickled red onions*
  1. Create lettuce wraps using the prepared chickpea salad.
  2. Add dollops of the luscious Avocado Dill Sauce.
  3. Garnish with thinly sliced radishes and pickled red onions.

Serving Suggestions and Tips:

  • These wraps make an excellent vegan lunch, and the components can be prepared in advance.
  • The Avocado Dill Sauce adds a creamy and refreshing element to balance the briny flavors of the chickpea salad.
  • Make quick pickled red onions by combining thinly sliced red onions with rice vinegar, a pinch of salt, and a pinch of sugar. Let chill in the fridge for at least 30 minutes.

Culinary Creativity:

Experiment with additional toppings like diced tomatoes, cucumber, or sprouts to customize your Chickpea Salad Wraps. Feel free to play with flavors and textures to make these wraps your own!

Enjoy the fresh, tangy, and satisfying experience of Chickpea Salad Wraps with Avocado Dill Sauce – a delightful ode to spring that will surely win over tuna salad enthusiasts and skeptics alike. Happy wrapping!