Healthy Tips: Red Pepper Chickpea Wrap

10.04.2013 / Blog Posts Health and Wellness

Kimberly Young, Founder Healthy Little Cooks

Whether you call them chickpeas or garbanzo beans, the exceptional nutritional value remains the same.  Chickpeas are a non-meat protein source packed full of fiber, vitamins, minerals and low in fat.  Research has shown that including at least ¾ cups of chickpeas in your diet each day can help lower LDC cholesterol levels.  Also, because of its high protein and fiber content, chickpeas are excellent at satisfying hunger.  There’s no doubt that adding chickpeas into your diet is both healthful and delicious.


1 15 oz can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
1/2 red bell pepper
1/2 medium onion
1 stalk of celery
2-3 tablespoons low fat mayonnaise
1 tablespoon fresh dill (or ½ tablespoon of dried dill)
Salt and pepper (to taste)
1 tomato
2 cups of your favorite greens or baby spinach
4 whole-wheat tortillas


1. Dice Red bell pepper, onion and celery and toss into bowl.  Add chickpeas, dill and mayonnaise.  Mix well and season with salt and pepper to taste. 


2. Start making your wrap.  Place a half of cup of spinach and a slice of tomato on tortilla.  Then top it with a few spoonfuls of your chickpea mixture.

3. Fold tortilla into a wrap and enjoy.

Makes 4-6 wraps. YUM!


image name

 Visit for more!

comments powered by Disqus

It's our turn.

Join the 122525 members

Refer a friend now

WOW is better with friends. So get yours to join. And share every Burgundy and Gold moment.

* required field

Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed
Sept. 1, 2016 06:00 PM Ladies Night on the Roof
Sept. 1, 2016 06:30 PM Paint the Town Burgundy & Gold Party
2 3
4 5 6 7 8 9
Sept. 10, 2016 03:00 PM Redskins Rally Season Kickoff
Sept. 12, 2016 05:00 PM Steelers vs. Redskins Pregame Party
13 14 15 16 17
Sept. 18, 2016 11:00 AM Cowboys vs. Redskins Pregame Party
19 20 21 22 23 24
Sept. 26, 2016 07:00 PM 'Redskins Life' Taping Every Monday
27 28 29 30 1