Gorging on garbanzos

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My latest must-have-food is garbanzo beans (aka, chickpeas). Eating out recently during our move, garbanzo beans turned up in a couple salads and one meal and now I can’t get enough of ‘em. I thought I’d look up some recipes to find more ways to satisfy my new craving.

For years, the husband and I have been making hummus using this recipe from Rachel Ray as the baseline for what we whiz up in the food processor. And until recently that and falafel was all I thought garbanzo beans were good for. I did a little online searching and came up with a whole bunch more options.

This Cuban Garbanzo Bean Soup sounds amazing, especially with the addition of the chorizo.

I also like the look of these recipes:

Then, I found a whole website dedicated to chickpeas.

I can’t wait to get started working through this list.

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