Tag Archives: garbanzo beans

Green Bean Chickpea Amandine

9 Feb
  • 1/4 c. butter
  • 1/2 to 1 c. slivered or chopped almonds
  • 2 c. chickpeas, cooked
  • 3 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 2 lbs. fresh green beans
  • 2 tsp. lemon zest
  • 2 Tbs. lemon juice
  • 1/4 to 1/2 c. chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp. salt

Melt the butter and saute the almonds and chickpeas for a few minutes. Add the garlic and saute ~30 sec., then add the green beans, lemon, parsley, and salt. Serve over rice&quinoa.

Chickpea Fritters

29 Dec

Chickpea Fritters (adapted from Chickpea Fritter Puffs at http://www.fifteenspatulas.com)

  • 1.5 c. garbanzo bean flour
  • 0.5 c. whole grain flour (spelt)
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1 tsp. cumin
  • 1/2 tsp. yellow curry powder
  • 1 tsp. garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp. onion powder
  • 4 tsp. lemon juice
  • 1 c. hot water

Whisk all the dry ingredients together. Mix the wet ingredients, then add to the dry ingredients. Let sit for 10 minutes. Drop one inch balls into hot coconut oil in a cast iron skillet and flatten a bit. Cook for a few minutes, flip and cook a few minutes more (until golden brown).

Tomato soup with beans

23 Oct

Tomato soup with chickpeas

  • 2 Tbs. olive oil
  • 2 Tbs. butter
  • 2 onions, chopped
  • 2 carrots, peeled and diced
  • 1/2 tsp. sea salt
  • 2 -28oz. cans of whole tomatoes
  • ~2 c. beans (chickpeas or other), cooked
  • 2 c. chicken stock, water from boiling potatoes, or milk/heavy cream (heated)
  • 3 to 4 Tbs. fresh rosemary, finely chopped
  • 2 Tbs. thyme
  • 1 Tbs. chicken bouillon (better than bouillon)

Saute onion and carrot in olive oil, butter, and salt until soft.  Add the tomatoes, herbs, bouillon, and chickpeas and cook ~10 min.  If adding stock or water, then add now.  Puree with immersion blender.  If adding milk, add after soup is pureed and heat through.