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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

Source: My Name is Yeh


2. Cauliflower Salad

Source: Pinch of Yum


3. BBQ Chickpea Wraps with Ranch Dressing

Source: Jessica in the Kitchen


4. Tomato, Chickpea, and Coconut Soup

Source: Love & Lemons


5. Chickpea Pancakes with Harissa Yogurt Sauce

Source: Cotter Crunch


6. Fennel and Chickpea Salad

Source: Platings and Pairings


7. Pumpkin Coconut Curry

Source: Oh So Delicioso


8. Chickpea Salad with Pesto

Source: The View From Great Island


9. Kabuli Chana Pulao

Source: My Food Story


10. Pasta e Ceci

Source: Host the Toast


11. Thai-Inspired Vegetable Chickpea Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Source: Spices in My DNA


12. Roasted Vegetable Pitas with Avocado Dip

Source: Pinch of Yum


13. Mexican Chickpea Salad

Source: Isabel Eats


14. Chickpeas and Chorizo with Sherry

Source: Drizzle and Dip


15. Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Source: Salt and Lavender


16. One-Pot Beef Sweet Potato Chickpea Curry

Source: Whole and Heavenly Oven


17. Lemon Basil Hummus

Source: Oh So Delicioso


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

Source: The View from Great Island


19. Chickpea and Butternut Squash Tagine

Source: Sweet Potato Soul


20. Humshuka

Source: My Name is Yeh


21. Harissa Chicken with Chickpeas and Yogurt

Source: Platings and Pairings


22. Roasted Chickpea Quinoa Sweet Potato Chipotle Ranch Tacos

Source: Orchids + Sweet Tea


23. Catalan Chickpeas and Spinach

Source: Gimme Some Oven


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

Source: Jessica in the Kitchen


28. Peanut Butter Chocolate Chickpea Bars

Source: Host the Toast


29. Vegan Cinnamon Chickpea Blondies

Source: Cotter Crunch


30. Vegan Chickpea Chocolate Sauce

Source: Food By Maria