April 16, 2024

25 Chickpea Recipes That Are Healthy, Hearty, & Delicious!

Chickpeas are so underrated! While hummus and falafel might be the first things that come to mind when you think of them, they are actually extremely versatile and can be used in a whole variety of dishes. From curries to salads to cookies (!!), the chickpea possibilities are endless. To get you feeling inspired as to how to use the chickpeas in your kitchen, I’ve rounded up 25 of the most delicious recipes that are healthy, hearty, and *so* good!


Chickpea Curry

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This chickpea curry is super comforting and is also quick to make and affordable! (via Brit + Co)

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Looking for a zesty and bright salad that only takes 10 minutes to whip up? This one’s got ya covered! The creamy Greek yogurt dressing is so flavorful, and you can mix and match it with other combos too. (via Brit + Co)

Super Easy Hummus Dip 

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I don’t know about you, but I am such a hummus girly. It’s healthy and savory and so versatile! And, I have to say, this homemade version blows the store-bought ones out of the water. (via Brit + Co)

Harissa Shrimp with Chickpea-Dill Tomato Sauce

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This recipe only takes 30 minutes to whip up, but it seriously takes like something you’d get at a restaurant. The chickpea-dill tomato sauce is also super versatile, pairing well with a number of other protein options. (via Brit + Co)

Eggplant Moussaka

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Moussaka is a Lebanese dish that is made from tender, roasted eggplants with a tomato-based sauce loaded with onion, garlic, and chickpeas. It’s so yummy and easy to make, so it’ll quickly get added to your dinner rotation! (via Brit + Co)

Slow Cooker Chana Masala

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What I love about this dish is that all you have to do is throw your ingredients into your slow cooker and watch all of the magic unfold. Out comes a flavorful and comforting dish that is also good for you! (via Brit + Co)


Baked Falafel Burger

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These baked falafel burgers are filling and good for you. They are a fun way to use up any extra chickpeas you have in your kitchen! (via Clean Cuisine)


Vegan Chickpea Patties

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What I love about these chickpea patties is so unbelievably versatile they are! You can use them as a salad topper or inside a pita for a super yummy wrap. (via Crowded Kitchen)

1-Pan Cheesy Scrambled Chickpeas

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These yummy and cheesy scrambled chickpeas only take 15 minutes to make! They’re perfect for an easy and healthy breakfast. (via No Eggs or Ham)


Chickpea Curry Soup

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This chickpea curry soup is extremely simple to make, taking just 30 minutes. It serves well with bread, croutons, or naan! (via A Virtual Vegan)


Vegan Chili

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Perfect for meal prep and made with wholesome ingredients? What could be better than that? (via Gastro Plant)

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