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Buffalo Chickpea Wraps

5 from 3 votes
Gal Shua-Haim MS, RD – @somethingnutritious
Looking for school lunch ideas for high schoolers? These buffalo chickpea wraps are fast, easy, and super delicious!!
Prep Time :5 minutes
Cook Time :10 minutes
Total Time :15 minutes
Servings: 4


  • Medium size frying pan


  • 4 large burrito-size tortillas
  • 1 15.5 oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons Frank’s RedHot or your favorite hot sauce
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1 teaspoon garlic powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups lettuce, shredded
  • 2-3 tablespoons ranch dressing


  • Heat the olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Add the chickpeas, Frank’s RedHot, lemon juice, maple syrup, garlic powder, and salt. Mix together and cook over medium heat for 5-7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  • Toss the shredded lettuce with the ranch dressing. Take a large tortilla, place a portion of the salad in the center, add some buffalo chickpeas, and roll it into a wrap.
  • For convenience, you can prepare the chickpeas in advance and refrigerate them for up to 4-5 days.


buffalo chickpea wraps recipe
Credit: Gal Shua-Haim MS, RD

What different type of tortilla can be used for these buffalo chickpea wraps?

Absolutely! While this recipe calls for large burrito-size tortillas, you can use any type of tortilla you prefer, such as whole wheat, spinach, or corn tortillas. Just make sure they’re large enough to hold the filling.

What can I use as a substitute for ranch dressing?

If you don’t have ranch dressing or prefer an alternative, you can try using other dressings like blue cheese dressing, Caesar dressing, or even a vinaigrette. Experiment with your favorite dressings to find the flavor combination you enjoy.

Can I make bufflao chickpea wraps ahead of time?

Yes, you can prepare the chickpeas ahead of time and refrigerate them for up to 4-5 days. When you’re ready to assemble the wraps, simply reheat the chickpeas in a pan and proceed with the recipe. The shredded lettuce can also be prepped and stored separately to keep it fresh.

Are these buffalo chickpea wraps suitable for a vegetarian or vegan diet?

Yes, this recipe is suitable for both vegetarian and vegan diets, provided you use vegan-friendly versions of ingredients like the ranch dressing. Check the labels to ensure that the products you use align with your dietary preferences.

buffalo chickpea wraps recipe
Credit: Gal Shua-Haim MS, RD

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