30 Non-Boring Recipes to Make With Chickpeas

I’ll say it: chickpeas are one of the most versatile ingredients out there. They have a great flavor on their own, but can also be transformed to suit a wide variety of dishes—even desserts. But if you’re anything like me, you probably get into ruts with certain ingredients, cooking or preparing them the same way over and over and over again until you start to dread cooking with them because they’ve gotten.. well… boring. Shake off the same old, same old with these 30 recipes to make with chickpeas (aka garbanzo beans) and ensure that you never get stuck with a boring dish again. Hey, a girl can dream.


1. Harissa Chickpea Hotdish


2. Cauliflower Salad

Source: Pinch of Yum


3. BBQ Chickpea Wraps with Ranch Dressing


4. Tomato, Chickpea, and Coconut Soup

Source: Love & Lemons


5. Chickpea Pancakes with Harissa Yogurt Sauce

Source: Cotter Crunch


6. Fennel and Chickpea Salad


7. Pumpkin Coconut Curry


8. Chickpea Salad with Pesto


9. Kabuli Chana Pulao

Source: My Food Story


10. Pasta e Ceci


11. Thai-Inspired Vegetable Chickpea Stuffed Sweet Potatoes


12. Roasted Vegetable Pitas with Avocado Dip

Source: Pinch of Yum


13. Mexican Chickpea Salad

Source: Isabel Eats


14. Chickpeas and Chorizo with Sherry


15. Chickpea Salad Sandwich


16. One-Pot Beef Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry


17. Lemon Basil Hummus


18. Basmati and Wild Rice with Chickpeas, Currants, and Herbs


19. Chickpea and Butternut Squash Tagine


20. Humshuka


21. Harissa Chicken with Chickpeas and Yogurt


22. Roasted Chickpea Quinoa Sweet Potato Chipotle Ranch Tacos


23. Catalan Chickpeas and Spinach


24. Chickpea Caesar Pasta Salad

Source: Emilie Eats


25. Crispy Baked Falafel

Source: Love & Lemons


26. Mediterranean Chickpea Salad

Source: My Food Story


27. Kale, Apple, and Chickpea Salad with Vegan Feta


28. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chickpea Bars


29. Vegan Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies

Source: Cotter Crunch


30. Vegan Chickpea Chocolate Sauce

Source: Food By Maria