5 from 1 vote
Bell Pepper & Chickpea Tacos w/ Avocado Green Chile Sauce
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
 
These easy Bell Pepper & Chickpea Tacos w/ Avocado Green Chile Sauce can be made in just 15 minutes. Using ingredients you likely already have in your pantry and just a few fresh items, you can be enjoying Taco Tuesday in no time!
Course: Entree, Tacos
Cuisine: dairy free, gluten free, oil free, vegan
Servings: 3
Calories: 315 kcal
Author: Jenn Sebestyen
Ingredients
Bell Pepper & Chickpea Tacos
  • 1 clove garlic (minced)
  • 1/4 cup vegetable broth (divided)
  • 3/4 tsp chili powder
  • 3/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 can chickpeas (rinsed and drained) (or 1 1/2 cups cooked chickpeas)
  • 3/4 cup diced bell peppers (any variety; I used red and yellow)
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • 6 tortillas of choice (gluten free if desired)
Avocado Green Chile Suace
  • 1 avocado
  • 1 4 oz can diced green chiles
  • 1 handful cilantro
  • juice of 2-3 limes
  • salt/pepper to taste
  • use water to thin if needed
Instructions
For the Bell Pepper & Chickpea Tacos:
  1. Heat 2 tbsp vegetable broth in a skillet over medium heat.
  2. Add the garlic, chili powder, cumin, smoked paprika and oregano and cook through about 1-2 minutes.
  3. Add the chickpeas and peppers and sauté 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  4. Add the remaining 2 tbsp of vegetable broth and saute another 4-5 minutes to heat through.
  5. Add salt/pepper to taste and adjust spices as necessary.
For the Avocado Green Chile Sauce:
  1. Place all ingredients in a blender and puree.
To assemble:
  1. Place the pepper & chickpea mixture on a tortilla and top with the creamy avocado green chile sauce. Add any other topping as desired (lettuce, diced tomatoes, diced red onion, etc)
Recipe Notes

Nutrition facts calculated for tacos and sauce together.

 

 

Nutrition Facts
Bell Pepper & Chickpea Tacos w/ Avocado Green Chile Sauce
Amount Per Serving
Calories 315 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Fat 10g15%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Polyunsaturated Fat 5g
Monounsaturated Fat 2g
Sodium 338mg15%
Potassium 1428mg41%
Carbohydrates 56g19%
Fiber 17g71%
Sugar 9g10%
Protein 11g22%
Vitamin A 5350IU107%
Vitamin C 276.4mg335%
Calcium 90mg9%
Iron 7.2mg40%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.