As a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fiber, chickpeas may offer a variety of health benefits, such as improving digestion, aiding weight management and reducing the risk of several diseases. Additionally, chickpeas are high in protein and make an excellent replacement for meat in vegetarian and vegan diets.
Things You Can Do With Chickpeas (after soaking or cooking)
- Stuff them into sandwiches. Pita filled with a mix of chickpeas, vegetables, and cheese is one filling lunch.
- Toss them with pasta. Chickpeas add texture, flavor, and heft to any pasta dish.
- Whirl them into hummus.
- Roast them.
- Add them to curry.
- Mix them with sautéed greens.
- Fry up some falafel.
- Add them to roast chicken.