5 Must-Try Chickpea Recipes

October 4, 2011

Chickpeas are a versatile bean that can be enjoyed as a snack, soup, salad, and more.  Whether dried or canned, chickpeas are a pantry staple.  These recipes show you five delicious different ways you can prepare this ingredient.

Crispy Baked Chickpeas
This is a great snack to serve at parties.

Mediterranean Chickpea Salad
An easy salad that can be whipped up in minutes.

Lamb Tajine with Potatoes and Chickpeas
A tajine is a stew that is cooked in an earthenware dish, popular in North Africa.

Dried chickpeas work best for this dish.  Serve with a warm pita, tzatziki, and chopped tomatoes.

This homemade dip is tasty with pita chips and carrots.

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