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Spaghetti with chickpeas and fried sage

by Alice on novembre 7, 2012

Ingredients 150 g spaghetti (I used ‘spaghettoni’) extra virgin olive oil, to taste 250 g cooked chickpeas 1 garlic clove, peeled and halved 1 small red chili pepper, cleaned and minced a large handful of fresh sage leaves, cleaned and pat dried freshly ground black pepper, to taste 

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Spinach hummus with lemon and cumin

by Alice on settembre 21, 2012

Ingredients about 6 handfuls (or 250 g) of fresh spinach, cleaned 200 g cooked chickpeas the juice and grated zest of 1 organic lemon 1 garlic clove, peeled 1 small handful of chives, cleaned and chopped 1 large tablespoon tahin 2-3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 teaspoons cumin powder 1 teaspoon and a half […]

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Ingredients 150 g chickpeas, to be soaked in filtered water for around 9 hours then rinsed and drained 200 g soy yogurt, unsweetened, unflavoured and GMO-free 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon mild curry powder 1 teaspoon turmeric whole sea salt, just enough to taste 1 small cucumber, cleaned and diced 1 long […]

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Ingredients 200 g black chickpeas, soaked in cold filtered water for at least 9 hours, or overnight, then washed and drained 150 g quinoa, washed under cold running water half a red pepper, cleaned and cut into cubes half a yellow pepper, cleaned and cuto into cubes 8-10 cherry tomatoes, cleaned and cut into quarters […]

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Chickpea and tomato salad

by Alice on ottobre 6, 2009

Ingredients 250 g chickpeas, soaked for 8-10 hours then cooked in filtered water with a pinch of whole sea salt (use canned chickpeas only if you really have to) 8-10 cherry tomatoes (I used black cherry tomatoes), washed and cut into wedges 4 large handfuls of fresh parsley, rinsed, pat dried and more ore less […]

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Pumpkin and chickpea stew with thyme

by Alice on marzo 3, 2009

This is a nice, thick stew for wintery days. The onion, garlic and thyme, togehter with the sweetness of the pumpkin, make this a special, luscious meal. The pumpkin and chickpeas combination will satisfy and fill you up nicely. Also works great as a starter or side dish. Fresh thyme can be substituted with dried thyme. Makes […]

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Ingredients makes 4 servings For the salad 2 cups chickpeas, cooked green parts of 6-8 Swiss chard leaves, and 2 stems 3 tablespoons oil of your choice for stir fry whole sea salt, to taste white pepper For the dressing ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil 1½ teaspoon brown rice miso paste the juice of […]

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