Low calory chickpea recipes


Lord of Penmai
Jul 5, 2011
Summer chickpea soup

1 tablespoon of olive oil
1 finely chopped onion
1 garlic cloves
1 cup of chickpeas
1 litre of vegetable stock
1 tablespoon of lime juice
3 tablespoon of fresh parsley
2 tablespoon of fresh mint
1 cup of natural yogurt

- Heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a large pan and saute garlic and onion over medium heat for 5 minutes.
- Add the chickpeas and vegetable stock and let it come to a boil.
- After a boil, let it simmer for ideally 15 minutes.
- Now take half of the soup and blend it nice until a smooth mixture is formed. Now add the mixture to the pan. Your soup must have thickened by now. Check for its creamy consistency.
- Finish it by adding parsley, mint and lime juice. Your summer chickpea soup is ready!

Healthy couscous chickpea salad

1 tomato
1 thinly sliced cucumber
1 cup of Chickpeas
½ cup of Lentils
½ cup of Couscous
1 tablespoon of vinegar
1 tablespoon of lemon juice
1 tablespoon of olive oil
Salt (to taste)

- Take a bowl and add ½ cup of boiling water and couscous in it. Cover and let it stand for 5 minutes.
- Now fluff the couscous with a fork and add a bit of olive oil to it.
- Throw in tomato, chickpeas, lentils and cucumber to the couscous bowl.
- Top it with lime juice, salt, the leftover oil and vinegar. Mix all the ingredients together. Your healthy couscous chickpea salad is ready.

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