15 Ways to Use a Can of Chickpeas - Rachael Ray Every Day

15 Ways to Use a Can of Chickpeas

Chickpeas, garbanzo beans — whatever you call 'em, these protein-packed little guys are one of the best pantry staples ever. Keep them on-hand for hummus, soups, stews, snacks, even weeknight veggie burgers!
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Tomato & Herb Salad Hummus Bowls

tomato and herb salad hummus bowls

Puree half a can of chickpeas to make an easy DIY hummus, then keep the other half whole to your bowl with tomatoes, chiles, and plenty of herbs, too.

Recipe: Try our Tomato & Herb Salad Hummus Bowls

Fried Chickpea & Fresh Vegetable Salad

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These chickpeas take a bath in allspice, cardamom, and cumin, then fried up in olive oil and spooned over a fresh, crunchy salad.

Recipe: Try our Fried Chickpea & Fresh Vegetable Salad

Oregano Chicken with Garlickly Broccoli Rabe

Oregano Chicken with Garlicky Broccoli Rabe

It looks like hummus, but it's not — this chickpea puree gets its flavor from chicken stock, sautéed onions, and oregano.

Recipe: Try our Oregano Chicken with Garlicky Broccoli Rabe

Spicy Pickled Chickpeas

Spicy Pickled Chickpeas

This make-ahead tangy topper is great on salads or toast with ricotta. Yum!

Recipe: Try our Spicy Pickled Chickpeas

Toasted Rice Pilaf with Saffron, Chorizo & Chickpeas

toasted rice pilad saffron chorizo chickpeas

Saffron lovers, this one's for you.

Recipe: Try our Toasted Rice Pilaf with Saffron, Chorizo & Chickpeas

Spicy Coddled Eggs

spicy coddles eggs

Tomatoes and chickpeas are a delish Mediterranean combination. Add eggs and call it brunch!

Recipe: Try our Spicy Coddled Eggs

Spiced Chickpea Smash

spiced chickpea smash

Move over, avocado toast — there's a new smash in town!

Recipe: Try our Spiced Chickpea Smash

Three-Bean Italian Salad

italian three bean salad

This 30-Minute Meal is great for potlucks!

Recipe: Try our Three-Bean Italian Salad

Buffalo Chicken Skewers

buffalo chicken skewers

Guess what? You use chickpeas to make the Buffalo chicken glaze. How cool is that?

Recipe: Try our Buffalo Chicken Skewers

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Roasted Cauliflower Salad

This veggie-packed dish works as a side dish or a healthy, satisfying work lunch.

Recipe: Try our Roasted Cauliflower Salad

Tuna with Stewed Chickpeas & Tomato Vinaigrette

Tuna with Stewed Chickpeas & Tomato Vinaigrette

Make this restaurant-quality Italian dish one of your go-tos.

Recipe: Try our Tuna with Stewed Chickpeas & Tomato Vinaigrette

Roasted Chickpea Salad with Pita Chips

roasted chickpea salad with pita chips

A salad with chips in it is our kind of salad.

Recipe: Try our Roasted Chickpea Salad with Pita Chips

Chickpeas & Spinach

Chickpeas and Spinach

Side dish, done!

Recipe: Try our Chickpeas & Spinach

Curried Chicken Soup

curried chicken soup

You can never have too many chicken soup recipes in rotation when the weather cools down.

Recipe: Try our Curried Chicken Soup

Chickpea Burgers with Tomatoes

Chickpea Burgers with Tomatoes

It's a vegetarian burger recipe even meat-lovers will love!

Recipe: Try our Chickpea Burgers with Tomatoes