34 Reasons Chickpeas Deserve a Place in Your Pantry

Hummus, soups, salads, and pancakes—these chickpea recipes do it all

bySAVEUR Editors| PUBLISHED Mar 3, 2017 6:00 PM
34 Reasons Chickpeas Deserve a Place in Your Pantry
Chana masala is a simple chickpea stew with many variations, eaten by a multitude of people across India. Penny De Los Santos
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Rich in fiber and other nutrients, and plenty delicious, chickpeas (a.k.a. garbanzo beans) are one of our favorite proteins. Chickpeas feature heavily in Middle Eastern Recipes. With just a little love, you can make the most of chickpeas. Creamy and rich when made just right, they are even better than the best bean recipes we could find. Braise them for a stew, purée them, or grind them into flour—then use them to make one of these recipes, our favorite ways to cook chickpeas.