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Vegan Curry Chickpea Salad Collard Wraps

Beautiful vegan curry chickpea salad wraps loaded with rainbow veggies, protein-packed chickpeas, and a flavorful tahini curry dressing all wrapped in a fresh collard wrap. These fresh chickpea collard wraps make the perfect no cook, plant based lunch for busy weeks!

Course Dairy Free, Dinner, Gluten Free, Grain Free, Lunch, Vegan, Vegetarian
Cuisine Asian
Keyword chickpea collard wraps, chickpea salad collard wraps, curry chickpea salad wraps
Prep Time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 4 servings
Calories 286 kcal
Author Monique Volz of AmbitiousKitchen.com

Ingredients

  • For the wraps:
  • 1 can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 stalk celery, diced
  • 1/2 cup shredded carrot (from 1 medium carrot)
  • 1/3 cup tart cherries (or sub chopped Medjool dates or dried cranberries)
  • 1/4 cup cilantro
  • 2 tablespoons finely diced red onion
  • For the tahini curry dressing:
  • 3 tablespoons tahini (I like Soom Foods)
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 teaspoon pure maple syrup
  • 3/4 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated ginger
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • ¼ teaspoon garlic powder
  • optional: 1/4 teaspoon cayenne for spicy curry flavor!
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • Lots of freshly ground black pepper
  • 1-3 tablespoons water to thin
  • For the wraps:
  • 4 large collard greens (get as big as you can!)
  • ½ cup shredded red cabbage
  • ¼ cup cilantro
  • 1/4 cup roasted and salted cashews, roughly chopped

Instructions

  1. Add rinsed and drained chickpeas to a large bowl and use a masher or fork to mash most of the chickpeas. Add in diced celery, shredded carrot, tart cherries, cilantro and diced red onion.
  2. In a separate bowl, make the dressing: add tahini, lemon juice, pure maple syrup, curry powder, grated ginger, turmeric, garlic powder, cayenne pepper (if using), salt and pepper. Add 1-3 tablespoons of water to thin until a nice creamy consistency. Mix to combine until a creamy dressing forms. Add more water if necessary. I found that somewhere between 2-3 tablespoons is perfect.
  3. Add dressing to the chickpea salad. Stir to combine and coat all the ingredients with dressing. Taste and adjust as necessary. You may want to add more salt and/or pepper.
  4. Place your collard green to a cutting board and cut off the large stems at the bottom. After that you’ll use a knife to thinly shave the remaining stem down so it’s thin and you can easily bend and roll the collard green.
  5. Place a collard leaf on a plate and top with 1/4th of the chickpea salad. Top each with shredded red cabbage, 1 tablespoon of roasted cashews, and extra cilantro. Wrap up like a burrito, folding ends in as you go, then cut the wrap in half if desired and enjoy!

Recipe Notes

To store: store any leftover curry chickpea salad or full collard wraps in the refrigerator for up to 4-5 days.

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Curry Chickpea Salad Collard Wraps
Amount Per Serving (1 collard wrap)
Calories 286 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 1.7g11%
Carbohydrates 38g13%
Fiber 8.5g35%
Sugar 9.5g11%
Protein 10.3g21%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.