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Citrus-Herb Chickpeas

Fresh oregano and strips of lemon and orange zest perfume this dish with an irresistible aroma while red pepper flakes add heat.

  • Servings: 8

Source: Everyday Food, March 2011


  • 2 cans (15.5 ounces each) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1/2 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 wide strips lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 4 wide strips orange zest
  • 1/3 cup orange juice
  • 3 garlic cloves, smashed and peeled
  • 3 sprigs fresh oregano
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper


  1. In a medium pot, combine chickpeas, olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, orange zest, orange juice, garlic, oregano, and red-pepper flakes. Bring mixture to a simmer over medium-low and cook, stirring occasionally, until garlic is tender, 20 minutes. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve warm or at room temperature.

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