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12 Best Healthy Chickpea Recipes

Ah yes, the mighty chickpea! So much good-for-you. So much creamy, delicious nuttiness. Whether you're whipping up a batch of garlicky hummus, roasting them up into the best little salad add-in or soup topper, or stewing them around in a warmly-spiced sauce, these lovely legumes are the absolute best.

Couscous Salad with Lime Basil Vinaigrette

A bright, zippy, unexpectedly delicious couscous salad that’s packed with sweet potatoes, black beans, spinach, feta, and more – all tossed with a life-changing lime basil vinaigrette!

Hummus, roasted cauliflower, eggs and bread in a bowl.

Roasted Cauliflower Hummus Bowls

These hummus bowls are LIFE-CHANGING. A bed of garlicky creamy hummus, piled high with spiced roasted cauliflower, and a speckling of fresh lemony tomatoes and herbs.

Moroccan Chickpeas in a bowl with couscous.

Quick and Easy Spiced Chickpea Bowls

Comfy, cozy, healthy chickpea bowls! Fire-roasted tomatoes, cucumbers, couscous, chickpeas, and warming spices. It’s a good one, friends!

Spring Detox Cauliflower Salad

An herby, fresh vegan power salad featuring cauliflower, apples, shallots, roasted spiced chickpeas, and a quick grainy mustard dressing.

Roasted Veggie Pita with Avocado Dip

Roasted Veggie Pitas with Avocado Dip

Super adaptable to any veggies you have on hand – loaded with flavor, and ready in 30 minutes!

Loaded Mediterranean Street Cart Fries

Sweet potato fries topped with fresh romaine, tzatziki, marinated tomatoes and chickpeas, feta cheese, and more. Meatless and mind-blowing, all in one.

Two bowls of golden soup with roasted chickpeas and olive oil drizzled on top.

Golden Soup

Cozy, bright, and healing with power-foods like turmeric, cauliflower, and cashews. Topped with crispy chickpeas. Super creamy and SO GOOD.

Quinoa Sweet Potato Salad

A sheet-pan meal prep salad packed with roasted sweet potatoes, caramelizy onions, crisped chickpeas, fresh rosemary, and toasty maple walnuts.

Plates of hummus and olives on a pile of vegetables.

Curry Hummus

Smooth, creamy, and perfect for a healthy snack or in a wrap for an awesome lunch. gluten & dairy free. YUM.

Pasta salad with herbs and cheese.

Lemon Herb Pasta Salad with Marinated Chickpeas

A super fresh, super summery pasta salad! Packed with tangy marinated chickpeas, chewy pasta, lots of herbs and garlic, lemon juice and olive oil, and a handful of parmesan to top it off.

Harissa Chickpeas with Whipped Feta

Perfectly spicy/saucy/tomato-y chickpeas smothered in creamy, garlicky whipped feta and served with naan, lemons, and cucumbers. Your next weeknight wonder!

5-Minute Spicy Chickpea Salad

A truly delicious superhero chickpea salad! Chickpeas mixed up with creamy mayo, fresh lemon, and a squeeze of sriracha. Serve with crackers, on a bed of greens, or dare we say, with the forever addicting everything bagel seasoning.

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Looking for even more delicious chickpea finds? Check out a list of all of our legume recipes!

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  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    These are very interesting recipes. Is there an organic food that you offer? I really like chickpeas. I hope you guys offer a Mediterranean recipe that I can eat like in misspickle.com.au. Thank you!

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Thank you so much for introducing this amazing collection of healthy chickpea recipes! Depending on the region, chickpeas may also be known as garbanza bean or tsetsi. These recipes are a great way to enjoy tasty and nutritious food. It is important to remember that our nutrition is directly related to our health, including the health of our teeth. If you are concerned about issues related to your teeth, such as sensitivity or gum disease, do not hesitate to contact your nearest dental clinic. This dental clinic’s professional advice can help you maintain a strong and healthy oral cavity. In addition, dentists can also offer advice on toothbrushes and other oral care products so you can continue to care for your teeth and gums at home.