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Chickpeas - Organic

Chickpeas - Organic

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What are Chickpeas?

Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, Ceci beans and chana are part of the legume plant family, (along with Kidney beans, black beans, lima beans and peanuts!

The most common type of chickpea is round and beige, but they can also be black, green or red. They have a lovely nutty flavour and buttery texture.

How To Cook Dry Chickpeas

Soak the beans in plenty of cold water for at least 8 hours or overnight - add more water if the level gets low. Then drain and rinse well, cover with fresh water and bring to the boil.

Simmer gently for about an hour until tender (don't let them boil or the beans may start to break up). You can add salt after about 30 mins of simmering, once the beans have started to soften, so that the salt can pass through the beans’ softened skin and bring out their flavour. Then drain and season, mash or add to your favourite recipe.

Chickpeas Recipe Ideas

There are so many ways to incorporate chickpeas into your meals! Toss them into a salad with any vinaigrette for an easy protein-packed bean salad, or roast the chickpeas and sprinkle over a salad to add texture and a nutty flavour.  

You could purée them with olive oil, garlic, lemon juice, and tahini to make a quick and tasty hummus, add them to a soup or make falafel.

Ingredients & Allergens

Ingredients: Organic chickpeas

Due to the way our food is stored and packaged, this product may contain traces of other allergens due to cross-contamination.


Store in an airtight container in a cool, dry place, away from direct light and strong odours.

Nutritional Profile



Typical values per 100g



1470 kJ/
346 kcal

Fat, Total

– of which saturates

4.6 g

0.6 g


– of which sugars

44.5 g

10.7 g


17.4 g


21.7 g


0.0 g


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