Chickpea Soup

Chickpea Soup Recipe By:Christine L. “This bean soup can be made in 45 minutes. Substitute vegetable broth to create a vegetarian alternative.” Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 cups peeled and chopped sweet potatoes 3 cups chicken broth 1 bay leaf 1 teaspoon dried basil 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1 tomato, chopped 1 (10 ounce) package frozen mixed vegetables 1 (15 ounce) can garbanzo beans, drained salt to taste ground black pepper to taste Directions In a saucepan, warm oil over moderate heat. Add onion, garlic, and sweet potatoes; saute … Continue reading Chickpea Soup

Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Salad Recipe By:ChristineM “Chopped zucchini, chickpeas, tomatoes, and fresh basil in a light balsamic dressing. Or you can use red wine vinegar! Makes a great side dish or light lunch. Not necessary, but best if chilled at least a couple hours to let flavors blend.” Ingredients 2 cups diced zucchini 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 cup halved grape tomatoes 3/4 cup chopped red bell pepper 1/2 cup chopped sweet onion (such as Vidalia(R)) 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/2 cup chopped Kalamata olives 1/3 cup olive oil 1/3 cup packed fresh basil … Continue reading Mediterranean Zucchini and Chickpea Salad

Chickpeas in Tomato Sauce With Feta and Wine

Chickpeas in Tomato Sauce With Feta and Wine “An easy one skillet meal. Great alone, as a side, or added to salad greens.” Ingredients 1 1/3 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced 1 tablespoon dried oregano 1 (14.5 ounce) can diced tomatoes, drained 1/2 cup dry white wine 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese salt and ground black pepper to taste Directions Heat oil in a medium skillet over medium heat, and stir in the onion, garlic, and oregano. Cook and stir about 10 minutes, until onions … Continue reading Chickpeas in Tomato Sauce With Feta and Wine

Mock Tuna Salad

Mock Tuna Salad This is a chickpea spread that tastes like tuna salad!  Great served in a sandwich. Ingredients 1 (19 ounce) can garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained and mashed 2 tablespoons mayonnaise 2 teaspoons spicy brown mustard 1 tablespoon sweet pickle relish 2 green onions, chopped salt and pepper to taste Directions In a medium bowl, combine garbanzo beans, mayonnaise, mustard, relish, chopped green onions, salt and pepper. Mix well. Continue reading Mock Tuna Salad

Simple Roasted Chickpea Snack

Simple Roasted Chickpea Snack Recipe By:cheldi “This is a great snack when you’re craving chips but want something healthier. They’re great on their own, but also yummy on top of a salad.” Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 tablespoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon chili powder 1 pinch sea salt 1 pinch ground black pepper 1 dash crushed red pepper 1 (15 ounce) can chickpeas, rinsed and drained Directions Preheat an oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Whisk the oil, cumin, garlic powder, chili powder, sea salt, black pepper, and red pepper together in a … Continue reading Simple Roasted Chickpea Snack

Chickpea Whipped Cream

Chickpea Whipped Cream Makes about 2 cups 1(15-ounce) can unsalted chickpeas 1/8 teaspooncream of tartar 1 teaspoonvanilla extract 2 tablespoonssuperfine sugar Drain and reserve the liquid from the cans of chickpeas. Save the chickpeas for another use and transfer the liquid to the bowl of a stand mixer or a large metal bowl if using a hand mixer. Add the cream of tartar and vanilla and begin whipping at medium speed. Slowly add the sugar and continue to whip for about 10 to 15 minutes, until firm peaks with slightly softened tips form. Recipe Notes Make ahead: This icing is … Continue reading Chickpea Whipped Cream