Yupik's Organic Chickpeas are dried legumes. For best results, soak chickpeas overnight then boil for approximately an hour (or until tender). Chickpeas are mildly nutty in flavor and tender in texture once cooked. Cooked chickpeas can be added to a variety of savory dishes, such as soups, salads, stews, humus, and more. Buy Organic Chickpeas by 500g, kilo, or case to keep your cupboard well-stocked with this pantry essential!
HEALTH BENEFITS: The 411!
-Excellent source of protein, iron, fiber, and calcium
-Good source of complex carbohydrates
-No sodium or cholesterol
CULINARY TWIST: So versatile and delicious!
For a delicious twist, try this chickpea recipe
that includes eggplant and spices! Chickpeas are a wonderful substitution for meat since they are high in protein. Try replacing meat products with chickpeas to create burgers, meatballs, etc. When chickpeas are ground in a food processor without any binders from liquids or fats, they form a dense, dry, and easy-to-handle mixture. Classically, use your chickpeas to create delicious salads, soups, stews, and more! For a twist on dinner tonight try roasting your cooked chickpeas in a hot oven with spices and olive oil. Roast until golden, and marvel at how incredibly nutty and satisfying roasted chickpeas can be!
ABOUT CHICKPEAS: Did you know?
In Indian culture, mixing ground chickpeas with water (to form a paste) is used as a natural facial exfoliant!
HOW TO STORE: Preserve freshness!
Store in a cool, dry place for up to 18 months.