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BBQ Chickpea Tacos Recipe (Vegetarian, Gluten Free, Vegan)

These BBQ chickpea tacos are vegan, gluten free, and made with pantry staple ingredients! Great for a quick 15 minute pantry dinner!  Add any toppings you’d like, pour yourself a margarita, and fiesta forever.

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I love a simple, easy, and delicious dinner, especially when it’s taco night!  Tacos are in our recipe rotation year round, and this spicy & sweet chickpea version is a few favorite for us.  I love the tangy smoky BBQ chickpeas, the heat from salsa, and the freshness and crunch for toppings!

These BBQ Chickpea Taco Recipe is:

  • Hearty
  • Sweet
  • Tangy
  • Spicy (but not too spicy – add any salsa you’d like!)
  • Smoky
  • Loaded with flavor
  • Made with pantry staple ingredients
  • Vegan, gluten free, and ready in 15 minutes!

Turn Canned Chickpeas Into Taco Night!

These Barbeque Chickpea Tacos are what I call an Easy Weeknight Meal – which is on your table in about 30 minutes.  These quick and simple recipes are perfect for those nights when you want a healthy homecooked meal but don’t want hours to spend in the kitchen . I have a whole section of The Herbeevore dedicated to Easy Weeknight Meals, that are great for the whole family. From soups and stews, to pastas and proteins – a healthy meal can be on your table in no time.  Even faster than ordering takeout!

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What are In These Vegan BBQ Tacos?

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One of the BEST Pantry Staple Taco Recipes

This barbeque sauce chickpea taco recipe is a fantastic pantry-staple meal!  It uses almost all ingredients you would have in your dry pantry or cupboards.  You probably already have a lot of these ingredients on hand!  Keeping a well-stocked pantry makes it easy to come up with delicious and healthy meals using a few staples you can rotate.  I made a list of my Top 125 Plant-Based Pantry Staples that always keep on hand. And you can check out all my favorite pantry staple recipes on TheHerbeevore.com here.  By stocking up on healthy whole ingredients you can cook delicious recipes without a trip to the store!

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How Do I Make These Chickpea BBQ Taco Recipe?

  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degreen Fahreheit.
  2. In a medium sauce pan, add the drained chickpeas, BBQ sauce, and salsa.  Stir, cover, and heat on low until the chickpeas begin to simmer.  Should take about 5-10 minutes.
  3. Place the tortilla shells in the warmed oven, and toast for 3-4 minutes until warm.
  4. Place a 1/3 cup scoop of the BBQ chickpea filling in each tortilla, and add toppings as desired.  Enjoy!

Other Vegan Recipes For Taco Night!

I have a whole post here about my 12 favorite recipes for a plant-based Taco Tuesday!  And here are some of my favorites below:

Creamy Vegan Queso (Dairy Free, Whole30, Paleo, Gluten Free)

Fresh Mango Margarita (Refreshing Summer Cocktail)

Spicy Black Beans in the Instant Pot (Vegan, Gluten Free, Dairy Free)

Vegan Loaded Nachos (Gluten Free, Pantry Staple, High Protein)

Sheet Pan Fajitas w/ Avocado Lime Crema (Vegan, Paleo, Whole30, GF)

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BBQ Chickpea Tacos

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These BBQ chickpea tacos are vegan, gluten free, and made with pantry staple ingredients! Great for a quick 15 minute pantry dinner!  Add any toppings you'd like, pour yourself a margarita, and fiesta forever.
5 from 4 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine American, Mexican, Southwest
Servings 4 tacos
Calories 164 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 13.5-ounce can No-Salt-Added Chickpeas drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup BBQ sauce
  • 2 tablespoons salsa
  • 4 Corn tortilla shells hard or soft
  • Toppings see below for Pantry Staple Toppings!

Pantry Staple Topping Ideas

  • Jarred roasted red peppers
  • Olives
  • Pickled jalapenos
  • Coconut Cream
  • Pickled cabbage

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 350 degreen Fahreheit.
  • In a medium sauce pan, add the drained chickpeas, BBQ sauce, and salsa.  Stir, cover, and heat on low until the chickpeas begin to simmer.  Should take about 5-10 minutes.
  • Place the tortilla shells in the warmed oven, and toast for 3-4 minutes until warm.
  • Place a 1/3 cup scoop of the BBQ chickpea filling in each tortilla, and add toppings as desired.  Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 164kcalCarbohydrates: 15gProtein: 1gFat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gSodium: 424mgPotassium: 106mgFiber: 1gSugar: 12gVitamin A: 119IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 14mgIron: 1mg
Keyword BBQ chickpea tacos, Pantry Staple Tacos, Tacos with Chickpeas, Vegan Chickpea Tacos, Vegan Garbanzo Bean Tacos, Vegan Pantry Staple Recipes
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