UseChickpeas are a complete food and one of the most versatile and useful legumes in the kitchen. They are ideal for preparing tasty first courses, delicious soups and creams, but also as a side dish for meat and fish dishes. This legume is also the undisputed star of the classic and best-known version of hummus, a sauce made with sesame and chickpeas.
Preparation and cooking
Prepare the chickpeas by leaving them to soak for 12 hours and, if possible, changing the water about every 3 hours. Drain them and cook them in salted water for 90 minutes from boiling. Once drained, they are ready to be enjoyed!
It may contain traces of: soy, sesame and celery.
Nutrition facts per 100g:
An extra advice:
Hummus with herbs
Ingredients for 3/4 people:
Half bag of chickpeas (175 g), 6 tbsp cooking water, juice of a lemon, 2 tsp sesame seeds, salt to taste, 2 tsp turmeric, 4 sprigs rosemary, 4 sprigs thyme, 4 tbsp EVO oil.
Finely chop the rosemary needles and thyme. Blend the cooked chickpeas, cooking liquid, oil, salt, lemon juice (a little zest if desired), turmeric, sesame seeds and herbs until smooth and homogeneous. Allow to rest in the refrigerator 30 minutes before use.