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!

Staff Picks

Cauliflower-and-Chickpea Pitas with Creamy Yogurt Sauce

Eating more plant-based meals just got easier, and even healthier. This falafel-inspired pita sandwich gets its crunch from chickpeas that are roasted, not fried. A bright, zippy lime-jalapeño yogurt sauce is drizzled on right before digging in and compliments both the crunchy chickpeas and spiced roasted cauliflower. 

Hummus Without Tahini

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

Broccoli and Chickpea Salad

Rating: 3.55 stars
Scallions, parsley, and pine nuts dot this nutritious salad.

Roasted-Vegetable Couscous Bowl

Yes, you can cook couscous in the oven! It's added to the sheet pan after the chickpeas, cauliflower, and carrots spiced with ras el hanout have roasted for a spell. Feta, cilantro, and a squeeze of lemon help bring all the flavors together.

Pasta with Chickpea-Tomato Sauce

Rating: 3.25 stars
Garlic and red-pepper flakes give this protein- and fiber-rich pasta dish a kick.

Italian Chicken Minestrone

Rating: 3.63 stars
This chicken soup is loaded with kale, zucchini, chickpeas and carrots for a hearty meal.

Chicken and Chickpea Soup

Rating: 4.06 stars
Cumin, coriander, and cinnamon give this easy soup an exotic Moroccan flavor. With bits of tender chicken and carrots, it makes a satisfying lunch. 

Chopped Salad with Tuna

Rating: 3.15 stars
The secret to making a great chopped salad is to cut the ingredients into chunks that are all the same size and to include contrasting textures. Instead of using tuna, try leftover cooked chicken.

Three-Bean Pasta Salad

Rating: 3.45 stars
Easy and summery, this Three-Bean Pasta Salad is a side that's great for your next cookout or picnic.

Chickpea Fritters

Rating: 3.56 stars
Protein-packed and so versatile, canned chickpeas are a pantry must-have that can make a meal in minutes. Try this easy idea for serving up these super staples.

Inspiration and Ideas

Green-Pea Burgers with Harissa Mayo

Homemade veggie burgers often have ingredient lists as long as a midsummer day, but these bright-green patties pack in tons of flavor with just a handful.