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What’s healthy, full of protein and versatile? Well chickpeas are! What really do we know about them? Here’s everything you need to know about them!
What are Chickpeas?
Chickpeas are legums. They’re also known as garbanzo beans and egyptian peas.
Chickpeas are high in portein and great for your digestive system. In fact, 1/3 of a cup of beans can help your blood sugar.
Chickpeas take about 100 days to reach harvest. They are a cool season annual. To get a get heastart, start growing whtmin a peat or paper pot several weeks before transplating them out. They grow best in 70 to 80 degree temps.
Varieties of Chickpeas
There are two main varieties of chickpeas. Kabuli and desi. Then there are others like Black chickpeas, cheina dal, and green chickpeas.
Is a pulse flour made from ground chickpeas. People use it in Snacks, pancakes and also as a exfoliant.
Chickpea Pancakes wit Leeks, squash and yogurt
Need a meatless entree? Try pancakes for dinner with the delicious and savory dish
Grilled Chicked with Argula and Warm Chickpeas
Here’s a great summer dish that’s full of flavor and on the healthier side. Delish
Spicy Garlic Chickpeas
If you need a protein boost, try this recipe out. Great as a snack.
Slow Cooked Salmon , Chickpeas and Greens
The salmon is slow cooked to perfection. This also has chickepas, cumin, mustard greens, honey and more.
Pan-Roasted Chicken with Harissa Chickpeas
This can be pretty spicy so use as much or as little Harisson (red chile paste) as you need.
Bacony Roasted Chickpeas
This is pretty addicting. Everything is better with bacon right? Well, so are roasted chickpeas with bacon. You’re welcome.
Pasta With Chorizo And Chickpeas
This pasta dish includes chorizo, tomato paste, olive oil, chicken brother, chickpeas along with a small dried pasta.