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There are 15 grams of protein in one cup of chickpeas.
The chickpeas help me stay fuller longer fyi, I highly recommend them.
18 grams of protein in a cup of lentils, but I like the taste less.
Fri. Aug 17, 2:01pm
That's interesting. Thanks. I wish I liked them better....
Friday, August 17, 2007, 2:10 PM
I know. They're so good for you and I don't like them either. I like hummus but I can't get around the cardboard taste of chick peas.
Friday, August 17, 2007, 2:11 PM
You might want to try chickpeas cooked Indian style. very tasty and not carbboardy.
Friday, August 17, 2007, 2:26 PM
YES!!! i absolutely LOVE chickpeas!!!!
Friday, August 17, 2007, 2:30 PM
is that true that chickpeas are just canned garbonzo beans?
I found this online:
Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, canned), 1 cup (240g)
Total Fat: 2.7g
*Excellent source of: Folate (160mcg), Vitamin B6 (1.13mg), Vitamin C (9mg), and Zinc (2.54mg)
Friday, August 17, 2007, 3:06 PM
wow 10.5 g fiber - now you are talking, that makes them almost perfect.
will give them another try, I am usually a black bean person, I love Hummus, but don't really eat chickpeas any other way.
Friday, August 17, 2007, 3:07 PM
my fav soup
chick peas - drained from a can
tomato sauce - about a cup ( i make it from scratch but any will do)
chicken boulion - about 3 cups
throw in some whole wheat pasta
sprinkle with good quality grated parmesan
YUM! and so quick and so healthy
Friday, August 17, 2007, 3:17 PM
I learned for the FSD, that you can make like a "pizza cracker" from chickpeas, and it's really good!
1 cup chickpeas
1 egg white
1 TBS oil
1 cup uncooked oatmeal
Ok, now mush everything up so it's like a dough (grinding up the oatmeal helps, but you don't HAVE to). Add some water if you need help - this takes a few mintues to really do. Mix in some herbs and spices of you choice (I like salt, pepper, chili, and a little cumin...italian seasoning works really well too!)
Pam up a pan and press the 'dough' onto the bottom. Bake it on about 350-400 for about 20 minutes, or until it turns brownish and the edges start to curl up a bit. Take it out, slice some tomatoes (like 'sauce') on top, and add whatever other veggies (and cheese) you'd like. I usually put some mushrooms, green peppers, and 1 oz cheddar on top.
Put it back in until the cheese melts... YUM!
Friday, August 17, 2007, 8:36 PM
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