Chickpeas are an excellent source of protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Luckily, they can be really tasty too! Here are 4 quick and easy chickpea ideas that will give you delicious and nutritious meals.
Roasted Red Pepper Hummus
Perfect for snacks or side dishes, red pepper hummus is a healthy addition to most meals. Simply roast some red pepper’s under the grill, blend them up with chickpeas and salt and you have it.
Chickpea curries are a great way to get a huge nutritional boost while enjoying rich and bold flavors. Simply fry chickpeas together with onions, garlic, peanut butter, mustard, coconut milk, and mushrooms. Meanwhile, grill some broccoli in the oven. When everything’s ready, serve together with a sprinkling of coriander.
Chickpea Pasta Salad
This ludicrously simple yet delicious salad can be made in minutes. Once you have cooked your pasta and drained it, simply drizzle on some olive oil, add black olives, feta, tomatoes chickpeas and mix together. Serve with a sprinkle of feta on a rocket leaf base.
Heat a small frying pan with 1 teaspoon of oil and cut chickpeas into 1/2 inch cubes. Once the pan is hot, cook the chickpea pieces in the pan for 3-5 minutes, turning occasionally. When they have turned golden brown, season with salt, pepper, and garlic and they’re ready to serve!