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Canned chickpeas

Easy Canned Chickpeas


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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 2 to 3 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

Here’s how to cook canned chickpeas so that they taste amazing! This recipe transforms a bland can of beans into a meal in 5 minutes.


Ingredients

Scale
  • 15-ounce can chickpeas*
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon smoked paprika or regular paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1 lemon wedge, optional

Instructions

  1. Drain and rinse the chickpeas. Mince the garlic.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the garlic and sauté for 1 minute until fragrant but before it browns.
  3. Add the chickpeas, smoked paprika, salt, and several grinds of black pepper. Cook 2 minutes until warmed through. Serve immediately. Keep leftovers refrigerated for 2 to 3 days.

Notes

*Double this recipe to make 4 servings: leftovers save well refrigerated!

  • Category: Component
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: Canned chickpeas, how to cook canned chickpeas