Garbanzo Bean Medley Recipe
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Garbanzo Bean Medley Recipe

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I'm a vegetarian looking for tasty dishes without meat. This Italian bean recipe is fast, flavorful and filling. I serve it as a side dish, but it's good as a main course as well. Sprinkle feta cheese on top for a change of pace.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 small zucchini, cubed
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1 can (15 ounces) garbanzo beans or chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 can (14-1/2 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes, optional
  • 1/4 cup shredded Parmesan cheese

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 157 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 4mg cholesterol, 354mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (6g sugars, 6g fiber), 7g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 starch, 1 lean meat, 1 vegetable.


  1. In a small skillet, saute zucchini in oil until tender. Add garlic; saute 1 minute longer. Stir in the garbanzo beans, tomatoes, Italian seasoning and pepper flakes if desired; heat through. Sprinkle with cheese. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Garbanzo Bean Medley in Quick Cooking July/August 2005, p33

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wagondorfer User ID: 1632905 121985
Reviewed Dec. 29, 2013

"Nice change from a daily salad,"

twinkle8o3 User ID: 1013923 73208
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2009

"It was okay. It got extra stars because it's so healthy."

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