This is such an interesting snack. People don’t really know what to make of it. Beans? Are you kidding me?
Yep. And it’s made in no time, y’all. Plus, it’s definitely tasty…and addictive!
Garbanzos, also known as chickpeas, They are a type of legume that offer a range of health benefits. Chickpeas help to increase a sense of fullness, boost digestion, keep blood sugar levels stable, increase protection against disease and more. Nutritionally, they are is a powerful package of protein, vitamins and minerals.
Chickpeas are a part of the diets of some of the healthiest populations in the world including cuisines from the Middle East, the Mediterranean region and Africa. Second to the soybean, the chickpea is the next most widely grown and eaten bean in the world.
There are two varieties of chickpeas: the “blond” variety which is sold mostly in the Middle East and North America and the black chickpeas (also called Desi) found in India, Pakistan, and Ethiopia. (https://www.verywellfit.com/chickpeas-nutrition-facts-calories-and-health-benefits-4118486) To reduce the sodium in canned chickpeas, drain and rinse thoroughly before using.
|Chick Peas Nutrition Facts|
|Serving Size 1/2 cup canned (121 g)|
|Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat 13|
|Total Fat 1.5g||2%|
|Saturated Fat 0g||0%|
|Dietary Fiber 4g||16%|
|Vitamin A 0% · Vitamin C 0%|
|Calcium 2% · Iron 6%|
|*Based on a 2,000 calorie diet|