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All we have in this house is a can of chickpeas ...my mom is making chicken and some vegetable side dishes but I was wondering if there are any simple recipes involving basic ingredients that I could make with these? I know a few things you can make with them but that requires stuff I don't have ^^
 

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Hummus!<br><br><br><br>
Okay, there's lots more you can do, but I love hummus and will leave it at that for now. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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You can always introduce chick peas to dude peas and hope they have a swingin' time.<br><br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p"><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
Okay, seriously now, chickpeas are a good substitute for tuna fish for a "mock" tuna salad. Pour the water out of the can, dump the chickpeas into a bowl, and mash them very well. They're a little harder to mash than tuna, so it will take longer, but you'll get them all mashed eventually. Then add mayo, salt, pepper, diced celery, and whatever else you might throw in to make a tuna salad. Make sure you DO add the salt, because whereas tuna fish tends to be salty, chickpeas can be a bit bland.
 

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Okay, seriously now, chickpeas are a good substitute for tuna fish for a "mock" tuna salad. Pour the water out of the can, dump the chickpeas into a bowl, and mash them very well. They're a little harder to mash than tuna, so it will take longer, but you'll get them all mashed eventually. Then add mayo, salt, pepper, diced celery, and whatever else you might throw in to make a tuna salad. Make sure you DO add the salt, because whereas tuna fish tends to be salty, chickpeas can be a bit bland.</div>
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That sounds really good! And we have all that stuff in our house. I'll try it tomorrow for lunch, thanks =D
 

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You can always introduce chick peas to dude peas and hope they have a swingin' time.<br><br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p"><br><br><br><br><br></div>
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<br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/laugh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":lol:"> LOVE that!<br><br><br><br>
Not really a meal but goot for a snack, is to bake them with some paprika or other random spices and stuff, till crisp. I think the recipe is on here somewhere actually. Very yummy.
 

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One of my favourite chick pea meals:<br><br><br><br>
In a pan, combine chick peas with garlic, spinach, bell pepper, salt, and curry powder (If it's just for you, about 2 tsps of curry powder). Cook until ingredients are cooked/heated through, serve over white rice. Other optional ingredients: onions, pineapple, coconut rice instead of plain rice. If you have a can of coconut milk, you can make coconut rice.
 

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All we have in this house is a can of chickpeas ...my mom is making chicken and some vegetable side dishes but I was wondering if there are any simple recipes involving basic ingredients that I could make with these? I know a few things you can make with them but that requires stuff I don't have ^^</div>
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I most often use them for hummus, but they're good on a salad too. If I was making something to eat at the same time as the other people are having the chicken and vegetable side dishes you mentioned, I might make use of that vegetable side dish. I'd probably dump some of the veggies in a frying pan along with the chickpeas, add curry or soy sauce and whatever other spices seemed good at the time, then eat it with rice.
 

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If you have canned tomatoes, curry powder, onions and garlic, you can make chickpea curry! yummy...</div>
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<br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/laugh.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":lol:"> I made a whole pot of that just before finals because I knew I'd be too busy studying to cook and it was delicious, but I smelled for a week! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/brood.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":brood:">
 

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You can always introduce chick peas to dude peas and hope they have a swingin' time.<br><br><br><br><img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/tongue3.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":p"><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
Okay, seriously now, chickpeas are a good substitute for tuna fish for a "mock" tuna salad. Pour the water out of the can, dump the chickpeas into a bowl, and mash them very well. They're a little harder to mash than tuna, so it will take longer, but you'll get them all mashed eventually. Then add mayo, salt, pepper, diced celery, and whatever else you might throw in to make a tuna salad. Make sure you DO add the salt, because whereas tuna fish tends to be salty, chickpeas can be a bit bland.</div>
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That is such an awesome idea! I used to love tuna when i was an omni. I would also suggest adding TVP flakes for the "chunkiness" of tuna.
 

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I like to just toss washed, drained chickpeas with some olive oil, lemon juice, salt, pepper, and parmesan cheese. Let it refridgerate and sort of "marinate" overnight. Stupid easy but tastes realllyyy good.
 

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You know what's really yummy? Chickpea, cauliflower and mango curry. Basically curry powder/paste, chickpeas, cauliflower, a tin of tomatoes and some mango chutney with rice. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/smiley.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":)">
 

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mmm, what a mouth-watering thread. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/drool.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":drool:"> I must try some of these ideas myself! <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="/images/smilies/sunny.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title=":sunny:">
 

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Mmm, all of these sound good. I tried the chick pea tuna salad thingy and it was really really really good. And yesterday for lunch I had a chick pea curry thing over mashed cauliflower with red peppers. It was good!<br><br><br><br>
Mm...chick peas...
 
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