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What to do with Garbanzo beans?

Old 07-28-2020, 08:03 AM
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One of the easiest things (other than hummus) is making them into snacks! Pretty much rinse them (some people use the liquid for other things), season them, and bake them.

https://www.themediterraneandish.com/roasted-chickpeas/
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Old 07-28-2020, 08:51 AM
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I love to put them in my green salads and pasta salads. Also, you can make hummus with them too as I see someone has already suggested.
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Old 07-28-2020, 09:17 AM
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Cook a package of yellow rice, add in cooked shredded chicken and a can of the beans for a one dish meal.
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Old 07-28-2020, 06:31 PM
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Wow..thanks all...never would have thought to add to a salad, or to soups. Sounds so simple...doing a palm plant to the head. Answers the "what am I supposed to do with these?" question. Guess it's time to let DH off the hook!!
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Old 07-28-2020, 06:58 PM
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I made a sandwich filling - mashed chickpeas, celery, onion (optional), salad dressing and lemon juice. It was very good. I would eat it on lettuce leaves, but the person I made it for used bread.
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Old 07-29-2020, 04:34 AM
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My Mom used to make Pastafagoli with lentils but every now and then she'd use garbanzos. So good!!!!
I especially loved it because I don't like lentils. On Fridays we couldn't eat meat so she made some nice vegetarian dishes.
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Old 07-30-2020, 06:46 AM
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I drain them, roll them around in a little olive oil, then some chili spices and bake them on a flat sheet pan until crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Makes a great snack!

Also, Put a can of beans in a pot, add a little oil, some Indian curry spices, chopped onions and a few handfuls of spinach, cook until wilted, then add a can of coconut milk and a half teaspoon of concentrated, veggie broth. Serve over rice, with some naan on the side. Yum!

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Old 07-31-2020, 07:30 AM
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Definitely as a salad protein add-in.
Even better (to me!)when some feta cheese is added to the mix!

Tropit, you beat me to it, with the roasted snackers! yummmmmmm!
Nice as a snack-treat. I also like them added to salads.

Chick Pea soup .... sounded ghastly when I was first told about it.
Then I made it ........ winner! winner!

AnnieDeb ..... Let's just hope that your DH enjoys them too!
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Old 08-30-2020, 10:32 AM
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Don't throw the water away from the chick peas, I was just reading how good it was for you. You can put it in soups and use the water in making meatloaf and bunch of other great tasting things. I don't remember the name of the article, but you can look up on the internet. It was either in 'eat this, not that' or cooking light.
As for using the beans: Hummus, soups, salads and with pasta. They have a lot of protein in them.
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Old 08-31-2020, 07:15 AM
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The chick pea water is called Aquafaba and it can be used in different ways, among which is substituting for egg whites for vegan cooks.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aquafaba
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