Gorgeous, really? Tightwad says yes, gorgeous. Known as garbanzo, chickpea, calavance or chana, this little dynamo is high in antioxidants, protein and is one of the earliest cultivated legumes. They are Tightwad's go-to ingredient for more robust salads, pastas and appetizers. Long valued for their fibre content, garbanzos help regulate blood fat regulation. Cooked or not, garbanzos are delicious. Here are some inspiring recipes from around the web world.
Edible Sound Bites chili lime roasted chickpeas
Coffee and Quinoa crispy crunchy roasted radish and chickpea tacos
The Meaning of Pie curry chickpeas and polenta
So Hungry I Could Blog crostini with hummus and spinach-olive slaw
Wasabi Prime chickpea and quinoa fritters
Abbe's Cooking Antics slow cooker Moroccan lamb tangine
Chow Divine chickpea fries with parsley garlic flakes