Chickpea Recipes

Prepping a healthy and satisfying dinner for the family is easy with our recipes with chickpeas, one of the most versatile and mild-tasting beans around!

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    Chickpea Meatballs

    Being a vegetarian, it's been hard for me not to lean toward heavier, carb-laden foods. This recipe for chickpea meatballs satisfies my cravings and doesn't leave me with a heavy feeling. —Sara Willen, Cypress, Texas

    Air-Fryer Falafel

    Falafel are a popular street food in the Middle East. The crispy fried chickpea fritters are crunchy on the outside,...


    Falafel

    Falafel is a common street food in the Middle East. This falafel recipe is gluten-free, crunchy on the outside, tender...


    Zesty Citrus Snack Mix

    This snack mix combines two of my favorite snacks (pita chips and roasted garbanzo beans) with nuts, pretzels and a...


    Festive Pumpkin Falafel

    My pumpkin falafels are a healthy twist on the classic. Pumpkin adds a light sweetness to the vegan falafel while...

    Chili-Lime Air-Fried Chickpeas

    2 reviews

    Looking for a lighter snack that's still a crowd-pleaser? You've found it! These air-fried chickpeas will have everyone happily munching....


    Best Hummus

    2 reviews

    Hummus is my go-to appetizer when I need something quick, easy and impressive. Over the years I've picked up a...

    Dilly Chickpea Salad Sandwiches

    3 reviews

    These chickpea salad sandwiches are super flavorful and contain less fat and cholesterol than chicken salad. They make delightful picnic...


    Air-Fryer Chickpea and Red Onion Burgers

    1 review

    When chilly days arrive and we retire the grill to the garage, I bake a batch of air-fryer chickpea burgers....


    Pressure-Cooker Chickpea Tagine

    While traveling through Morocco, my wife and I fell in love with the complex flavors of the many tagines we...


    Slow-Cooker Chickpea Tagine

    2 reviews

    While traveling through Morocco, my wife and I fell in love with the complex flavors of the many tagines we...

    Chopped Greek Salad in a Jar

    We translated this Mediterranean-inspired favorite from Jenn Tidwell of Fair Oaks, California, into a layered lunch beauty. You’ll get some...


    Two-Bean Hummus

    2 reviews

    My children love this easy hummus and even like to help me make it! Hummus is a great way to...


    Gluten-Free Brownies

    16 reviews

    “No one ever guesses that these fudgy, moist brownies are gluten-free, as well as flourless and, actually, made with beans!”...


    Lemony Garbanzo Salad

    1 review

    Everybody goes for this super fresh salad with the cumin-coriander dressing, especially on warm days. —Sonya Labbe, West Hollywood, California...


    Mediterranean Chickpeas

    13 reviews

    Add this to your meatless Monday lineup. It's great with feta cheese on top. —Elaine Ober, Brookline, Massachusetts

    Shortcut Minestrone

    8 reviews

    "This soup is hearty and makes a comforting lunch or dinner on a brisk day," relates Barbara Jellison from Bellevue,...


    Avocado & Garbanzo Bean Quinoa Salad

    1 review

    This delicious quinoa avocado salad is high in protein and holds well in the fridge for a few days. If...


    Indian Spiced Chickpea Wraps

    11 reviews

    Raita, an Indian condiment made with yogurt, elevates this vegetarian dish to a satisfying gourmet wrap. If you're in the...


    Best Ever Beans and Sausage

    31 reviews

    When my wife asks what she should make for a gathering, she's always told to bring this—and a couple of...


    Roasted Curried Chickpeas and Cauliflower

    6 reviews

    When there’s not much time to cook, try roasting potatoes and cauliflower with chickpeas for a warm-you-up dinner. It's a...


    Fully Loaded Chili

    16 reviews

    With lean ground beef, four types of beans and lots of seasonings and toppings, this chili is truly "fully loaded."...


    Zesty Garbanzo Sausage Soup

    Even the busiest home cooks will have time to prepare this Cajun-inspired soup. If your family prefers spicier flavors, use...


    Coconut-Ginger Chickpeas & Tomatoes

    2 reviews

    This is my go-to quick dish. When you add tomatoes, you can also toss in some chopped green peppers (jalapenos,...

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    Garbanzo Bean Burgers

    19 reviews

    These chickpea burgers are totally awesome. I think I’d rather have one than any cheeseburger at a restaurant. They really...


    Tasty-Italian Vegetable Soup

    12 reviews

    Here's a dish that will warm you up fast. It takes just 25 minutes until you can sit down and...


    Spicy Sweet Potato & Chickpea Soup

    1 review

    I love hearty, healthy entree soups, and a bowl of this southwestern sweet potato-soup really satisfies. I add a can...


    Lemony Chickpeas

    1 review

    These saucy chickpeas add just a little heat to meatless Mondays. They're especially good over hot, fluffy brown rice. —April...


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    Contest-Winning Easy Minestrone

    47 reviews

    This minestrone soup recipe is special to me because it’s one of the few dinners my entire family loves. And...


    Chopped Greek Salad

    3 reviews

    While living in San Diego during college, I had a favorite Greek casual dining spot. Now that I'm back in...