ORGANIC CHICKPEA - BOLD BEAN CO
Tender and flavourful chickpeas: slowly cooked to sumptuous perfection. They have a nutty undertone and taste satisfying and have a slightly grainy texture that makes a wonderful contrast to other ingredients. Chickpeas make perfect food, containing carbohydrates, protein, sugar, and fiber, plus bunches of vitamins and other nutrients.
Chickpeas are a member of the legume family and are also known as chickpeas, lamb peas and garbanzo beans. It was used as early as 8500Ð7500. BC e. in Turkey and the Levant. Then this culture spread to the Mediterranean and ended up in India.
Chickpeas are a rich source of protein, vitamins, minerals and fiber, are beneficial for health and digestion, and are an excellent substitute for meat in vegetarian and vegan diets.
COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: Spain / UK
INGREDIENTS: Organic Heirloom Pedrosillano Chickpeas, water and salt.
ALLERGENS: No known allergens.
HOW TO ENJOY
As a global food, chickpeas are notably versatile. They are featured extensively in the Mediterranean diet and Middle-Eastern cousine. Sprinkle chickpeas over a salad to add a nutty flavour and to broaden the variety of textures or puree chickpeas with olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, and tahini to make a quick and tasty hummus.
Chickpeas are added to pilaf and soups, used as a snack for beer when roasted in oil, they are used to prepare falafel, which is very popular in Israel.