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Vegan Chickpea & Sweet Potato Bowls!

30+ Best Chickpea Recipes

Chickpeas are loaded nutrition and perfect for addign to everyday meals. Here's how to cook chickpeas (easy recipe) along with 30+ of the BEST chickpea recipes to add them to!
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Diet Gluten Free, Vegan, Vegetarian
Cook Time 2 hours
Soak Time 30 minutes
Total Time 2 hours 30 minutes
Servings 7 Cups
Calories 236kcal


  • 1 lb dried chickpeas
  • water
  • salt


  • Soak the chickpeas for at least 30 minutes before cooking (or up to overnight).
  • Place the chickpeas in a pot or dutch oven and cover with water by about an inch.
  • Bring the water to a simmer and add salt.
  • Simmer for about 1.5 to 2 hours, checking and stirring occasionally.
  • Once the chickpeas are soft, drain the excess water and store in the refrigerator for up to a week!


  • Slow Cooker: You can also make these in the slow cooker! Cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 5-6 hours.
  • Store homemade chickpeas in the refrigerator for 5-7 days or freeze for up to 3 months!
Tip: Don't have time to cook dried chickpeas? Use organic canned chickpeas for these chickpea recipes instead!


Calories: 236kcal | Carbohydrates: 39g | Protein: 13g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 16mg | Potassium: 567mg | Fiber: 11g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 43IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 4mg