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Crazy for Chickpeas
Garbanzo beans, often referred to as chickpeas, are versatile and good for you. Chickpeas are an excellent source of fiber, folic acid and protein. Aside from traditional hummus, chickpeas can be prepared in other ways.
Try these healthy recipe ideas:
- Chickpea and lentil salad: Combine chickpeas, lentils, onion, olive oil and lemon juice.
- Chickpea soup: Combine chickpeas, low-sodium vegetable broth, onion, garlic, tomatoes, olive oil, whole-grain pasta and parsley.
For other healthy recipe ideas, consult a registered dietitian in your area and check out our Eat Right Nutrition Tips.
*Reminder: New name, same commitment to your nutritional health. The American Dietetic Association is now the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics.
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