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Healthy Eats: Fajita Chickpea Taco Recipe

Chef Roro shares his healthy Fajita Chickpea Taco recipe. Spice up your next Taco Tuesday with this healthy alternative that's also vegetarian.

by goldsgym

Chef Roro, Gold’s Gym Brand Ambassador and Owner of Roro’s Lebanese in Washington, D.C shares his healthy Fajita Chickpea Taco recipe. Learn how to make Roro’s Tacos, which combine fajita seasoning with chickpeas and vegetables that serve as a healthy alternative to tacos.

Watch Chef Roro whip up his Fajita Chickpea Taco recipe:

Roro’s Chickpea Fajita Tacos

TIME: 45 Minutes


Fajita Chickpeas:

  • 1 (15oz) can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Fajita Seasoning:

  • 2 tsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp cumin
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional for a little more heat)
  • 1/2 tsp lime juice

Veggie Mix:

  • 3 bell peppers (red, green, and yellow), sliced
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced

Veggie Seasoning:

  • 1 tbsp chili powder
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper

For Serving:

  • Flour Tortillas
  • Salsa (optional)
  • Avocado (optional)
  • Cilantro (optional)


  • Preheat oven to 400° F.
  • Combine chickpeas with fajita seasoning in a bowl and spread evenly on a baking sheet.
  • Bake for 25 minutes, stirring chickpeas halfway to prevent burn or sticking to the tray.
  • Heat a large skillet. Add olive oil, garlic, peppers and onions and cook evenly for 5 minutes.
  • Add veggie seasoning in large skillet. Cook for another 5 minutes or until your vegetable mix is tender.
  • Add the finished roasted chickpeas from the oven into the large skillet and stir the veggies together.
  • Serve on tortilla and garnish with salsa, avocado and cilantro.

Check out printable recipe card for Roro’s Tacos: Fajita Chickpea Taco below:
Fajita Chickpea Taco


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