Chickpea Recipes

Also known as garbanzo, these beans are protein-packed and make great salads, soups, stews, hummus, burgers and even flour. Find here delicious recipes!

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Spicy Roasted Chickpeas

Rating: 3.5 stars 475
Chickpeas, once roasted, take on the flavor and texture of nuts, making them a fun snack with drinks. Prepare the simple appetizer in under 15 minutes for any holiday cocktail party.

Chicken and Chickpea Soup

Rating: 4 stars 33
Cumin, coriander, and cinnamon give this easy soup an exotic Moroccan flavor. With bits of tender chicken and carrots, it makes a satisfying lunch. 

Italian Chicken Minestrone

Rating: 3.5 stars 72
This chicken soup is loaded with kale, zucchini, chickpeas and carrots for a hearty meal.

Chickpea and Butternut Squash Stew

Rating: 3.5 stars 197
Cooking your own chickpeas heightens the flavor of this dish. Cooking 3/4 cup of dried beans will yield enough for the stew. If you use canned, be sure to drain and rinse them.

Chickpea and Tuna Dip

Set the scene for a fun get-together with finger foods you can set out and forget about -- like this delicious, no-fuss dip.

Quick Chickpea Curry

Rating: 4 stars 142
This fiber-rich, meatless, and low-sodium meal is delicious with rice or warm whole-wheat pitas.

Hummus Without Tahini

Greek yogurt imparts a silky texture to this hummus without tahini.

Shells with Roasted Cauliflower, Chickpeas, and Ricotta

Rating: 3 stars 51
The natural nuttiness of cauliflower is brought out when it gets roasted in the oven and then tossed with chickpeas, creamy ricotta, and shell pasta in this easy weeknight dinner option.

Chicken, Chickpea, and Pesto Salad

Rating: 4 stars 100
Shredded cooked chicken breasts and chickpeas make this pesto salad hearty enough for a main course.

Instant Pot Turkey Chili

Browning the ground turkey and aromatics on the "sauté" setting of the Instant Pot before simmering is essential for depth of flavor in this one-hour chili.
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Inspiration and Ideas

30 Ways to Turn Beans, Chickpeas, and Lentils Into Dinner
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Spiced Chickpea and Tomato Soup
Rating: 4 stars 50

Thanks to the soup's garlic and red chiles, you'll be warmed up in no time.