The humble chickpea has been named as the hero legume for 2017 and it’s easy to see why. Chickpeas are a good source of both fibre and protein and, best of all, you can pick them up for less than 50p a tin.
So what are you waiting for? Here are 10 recipes, each using a 400g tin of chickpeas.
Vegetarian, dairy-free, low in sugar and low in calories – try Ella’s curry on #MeatFreeMonday.
Add some summertime flavour to your day with this pasta dinner.
These quick and easy tortillas have five of your recommended 5-a-day in just one portion.
You can throw together this salad in just 20 minutes – it’s a perfect packed lunch recipe.
These savoury muffin-style bites are great to snack on or for lunch, served with a green salad.
It’s great to bulk out your favourite curry with chickpeas, like in this quick and easy chicken curry
High in protein but low in fat, calories and sugar – these fritters make a filling lunch or dinner.
Cook your favourite vegetables in this speedy curry then add chickpeas and serve with wraps.
A bowl of goodness with lots of fresh veggies, garlic, tomatoes and coriander.
You can replace the pumpkin with squash or sweet potato, so you can enjoy the recipe all year round.