Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Quesadilla – That Vegan Babe

This Buffalo Chickpea Quesadilla is the perfect quick and easy meal, in 20 minutes! It’s packed with plant-based protein, fiber, and healthy fats, making it a well-balanced and delicious weeknight meal! This quesadilla is seared to perfection in a crispy tortilla and topped with a creamy dairy-free garlic-dill sauce that you’ll want to slurp down by the spoonful!

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Why you’ll love this chickpea quesadilla recipe

Rich in protein: Loaded with chickpeas, a plant-based powerhouse of protein and fiber, this vegan chickpea quesadilla is so filling without being overwhelming. This protein-rich vegan snack promises to keep you fuller for longer, keeping your hunger at bay without compromising your health goals.

20 minutes to go: Enjoy the convenience of delicious vegan quesadillas without the hassle of time-consuming preparation. Spicy Buffalo Chickpea Puree takes just minutes to make. From preparing the chickpea puree to assembling the quesadilla, it takes less than 20 minutes to prepare a satisfying meal, making it perfect for a last-minute dinner or lunch.

User-Friendly Meal Prep: Prepare the chickpea puree and the garlic and dill sauce beforehand. Fill tortillas of your choice with vegan cheddar cheese for a hassle-free meal when you’re in a hurry or don’t feel like cooking.

Full of flavors: Every bite of this chickpea quesadilla is packed with irresistible flavor. The chickpeas give it a hearty texture, while the red onion and celery give the puree a crunchy touch. The addition of Frank’s Red Hot Sauce adds zest to the topping, resulting in a perfect fusion of flavor and texture that is sure to delight your taste buds.

Versatile: You can customize this recipe to make it your own. Swap vegan cheese for cashew sour cream or experiment with different vegetables for more nutrition. Alternatively, substitute tofu for the chickpeas or serve them with a dipping sauce of your choice for a flavorful twist.

How to make a chickpea quesadilla

Make Buffalo Chickpea Puree

First, prepare the Buffalo chickpea puree. Drain and rinse your canned chickpeas and add them to a wide, shallow bowl. Slice your red onion and celery and add them to your chickpeas along with the avocado, lemon juice and Buffalo hot sauce.

Chick pea paste

Puree Topping Ingredients

Mash well with a potato masher or the back of a fork until most of the chickpeas are crushed.

Assemble the chickpea quesadilla

Assemble your quesadillas by placing the puree on half, followed by a few grated vegan cheeses.

Pan-Fried Chickpea Quesadillas

Fold it then fry it on both sides until crispy.

Make Garlic Dill Sauce

While your quesadillas prepare your garlic and dill sauce by mixing everything together in a small bowl.

Serve and enjoy!

Cut your quesadilla, dip it and enjoy!

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Recipe Tips for Chickpea Quesadilla

Substitute garlic and dill sauce with vegan ranch dipping sauce for tangy, savory flavor with just the right kick of Buffalo hot sauce.

Experiment with different vegan cheeses: Explore different plant-based cheese options to find your favorite.

Swap Vegan Cheese with cashew sour cream for an extra creamy texture that gives this mouthwatering quesadilla a unique taste.

Use whole wheat tortillas for an extra dose of fiber and nutrients.

For more protein: Replace half of the chickpeas with crumbled tofu or tempeh!

Make it gluten free: Opt for gluten-free tortillas if you are sensitive to gluten. This simple change ensures that everyone can enjoy these tasty chickpea quesadillas, regardless of dietary restrictions.

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Buffalo Chickpea Quesadilla Recipe

Vegan Buffalo Chickpea Quesadilla

This Buffalo Chickpea Quesadilla is the perfect quick and easy meal, in 20 minutes! It’s packed with plant-based protein, fiber, and healthy fats, making it a well-balanced and delicious weeknight meal! This quesadilla is seared to perfection in a crispy tortilla and topped with a creamy dairy-free garlic-dill sauce that you’ll want to slurp down by the spoonful!

Preparation time 2 hours 35 minutes

Total time 2 hours 35 minutes

Course Lunch, Main Course

Servings 4 servings

Calories 454 kilocalories

For the Buffalo chickpea puree

  • 2 cans Chickpeas 3 cups
  • 1 lawyer
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • cup Franks red hot sauce
  • 4 celery stalks
  • ¼ diced red onion

For assembly

  • 4 medium quesadillas
  • ½ cup vegan cheddar cheese

For the garlic and dill sauce

  • ½ cup coconut yogurt
  • 2 teaspoon tahini
  • 1 small clove of garlic
  • 2 teaspoon dill
  • Juice of ½ lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • First prepare the Buffalo chickpea puree. Drain and rinse your canned chickpeas and add them to a wide, shallow bowl.

  • Slice your red onion and celery and add them to your chickpeas along with the avocado, lemon juice and Buffalo hot sauce.

  • Mash well with a potato masher or the back of a fork until most of the chickpeas are crushed.

  • Assemble your quesadillas by placing the puree on half, followed by a few grated vegan cheeses.

  • Fold it then fry it on both sides until crispy.

  • While your quesadillas prepare your garlic and dill sauce by mixing everything together in a small bowl.

  • Cut your quesadilla, dip it and enjoy!

Portion: 1portionCalories: 454kilocaloriesCarbohydrates: 62.8gProtein: 14gFat: 18.2gSaturated fat: 6.4gPolyunsaturated fats: 3.48gMonounsaturated fat: 5.31gSodium: 1647.6mgPotassium: 512.2mgFiber: 12.8gSugar: 9.6gVitamin A: 13.5UIVitamin C: 10.11mgCalcium: 208.8mgIron: 3.5mg

Keyword 20 Minute Meal, Buffalo Chickpea Quesadilla, Cheddar Chickpea Quesadilla, Chickpea Quesadilla, Easy Vegan Recipe, High Protein Vegan Recipes, Vegan Quesadilla

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