Chickpeas seem to be everywhere lately (like hiding in your pantry) and for good reason; this protein-packed legume is high in fiber, folate and zinc, and has been said to even help with weight loss. Here are multiple ways to put those versatile little beans to good use in your everyday meals.
The Pioneer Woman's Chickpea Curry with Rice
This Indian-spiced chickpea curry is served on a bed of warm Basmati rice with a side of naan, and finished off with a sprinkling of fresh parsley.
Moroccan Carrot Hummus Dip
This layered dip takes traditional hummus and adds sweet carrot and orange. It is then layered in a glass dish with tangy Greek yogurt and an earthy, homemade pesto.
Crispy Spiced Chickpeas
Looking for a savoury snack that’s not chips or popcorn? These crispy fried chickpeas seasoned with a spicy chili-lime salt will satisfy your craving.