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Chickpea recipesVegetarians in the know love chickpeas, which are found in classics like hummus and falafel as well as more unusual recipes. They can take the place of other beans in just about any recipe and offer a slight nutty flavor along with protein, manganese, and many other essential nutrients.

Herby Chickpea Dip

Herby chickpea dipThis is a unique, tangy chickpea dip. It’s worth seeking out umeboshi plum paste just for this recipe, which you’ll want to make over and over.

How to Soak and Cook Beans and Legumes

Soaked chick peasBeans and legumes are an excellent source of vegetarian protein and a staple of many vegetarian diets. The drawback is that they take a long time to prepare, but once you know the techniques, you’ll find it’s not difficult at all.

Chickpea Burgers

Chickpea burgerMashed and pan-fried chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, make a delicious veggie burger.

Curry Burgers

Curry burgersCarrots, chickpeas, mushrooms, onions, and walnuts are mixed with curry for a uniquely spicy veggie burger. Delicious!

Saucy Spanish Chickpeas

Saucy Spanish chickpeasA very easy recipe for a very healthy and delicious side dish.

Chickpea Salad

Chickpea saladWarm chickpea salad with artichokes and sun-dried tomatoes – a real treat.

Cauliflower Chickpea Tagine

Cauliflower chickpea tagineIf you have a tagine, by all means use it! But you can also make this hearty, spicy Moroccan stew in a regular pot.

Moroccan Chickpea Soup

Moroccan chickpea soupChickpeas and red pepper coulis make a fresh and flavorful soup.

Sprouted Chickpea Hummus

Sprouted chickpea hummusUse chickpea sprouts in place of boiled chickpeas to make raw hummus. It tastes quite a bit different than regular hummus, but it’s just delicious in its own way.

Chickpea Piccata

Chickpea piccataChicken-free version of a classic Italian entrée: lemony, garlicky, capery chickpeas served over pasta or mashed potatoes.

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