Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are full of plant-based protein! Here are 16 Recipes Using Canned Chickpeas from salads to tacos, hummus, and more.
How To Use Canned Chickpeas
Canned chickpeas are so versatile, so I'm always sure to have plenty stored away in my pantry. They are great roasted, sautéed, smashed, and blended!
All of the recipes are dairy-free, egg-free, and easily adaptable for a gluten-free diet. Something for everybody!
Chickpea Salads and Bowls
One of my favorite meal prep lunches are chickpea and veggie bowls. Ever since my first buddha bowl several years ago, I've been hooked! Once you figure out what type of flavors you prefer, start experimenting with different toppings – like buffalo tofu with roasted chickpeas or baked falafel.
For a quick and easy meal, toast a piece of bread and load it up with rinsed and drained canned chickpeas! I love this smashed chickpea & avocado toast with everything but the bagel seasoning.
Tacos with Chickpeas
We all know how much I adore tacos! I'm constantly mixing chickpeas with different toppings for an easy dinner. My first chickpea taco experiment was a simple chickpea guacamole taco, and to this day it's still one of my favorites.
Homemade Hummus Recipes
What kind of canned chickpea recipe roundup would this be if I didn't mention all the different ways to make homemade hummus!? Especially how to make hummus without tahini. There are several variations, so it's time to get creative! Some popular ones are roasted red pepper hummus and spicy jalapeño hummus.
I hope this roundup inspired you to experiment more with chickpeas!