Chickpea Stew

chickpea stewChickpeas, or garbanzo beans are one of those foods you either love or you hate.  Art calls them “garbage beans”.  I, however, am a huge fan of the little legume.  Following is one of my favorite recipes for chickpeas, adapted from

Recipe: Chickpea Stew

Summary: A hearty, easy vegetarian stew


  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium potato, cut into 1/2″ cubes
  • 1/2 cup chickpeas (canned or cooked)
  • 1 medium tomato, diced
  • 1/4 cup shredded cheese


  1. Saute’ potato cubes in olive oil medium heat, until cooked through.
  2. Add tomatoes and chickpeas and cook until everything is well-heated.
  3. Remove from heat and stir in cheese.

Preparation time: 10 minute(s)

Cooking time: 10 minute(s)

Diet type: Vegetarian

Number of servings (yield): 1

Calories: 408

Fat: 10 gms

Protein: 23 gms

chickpea stew recipeEnjoy!!


6 Replies to “Chickpea Stew”

  1. Oh my gosh! I am so making this tomorrow! My step daughter loves chick peas (she’ll eat them straight from the can even!) but I never know how to make them. I also have some potatoes I need to use up so this is perfect timing. 🙂

  2. I love chick peas this recipe looks good. I am visiting from the alexa hop. Hope you can drop by. I am having a giveaway enter if you like when you drop by. I am over on

  3. Thanks Teressa, but just how did you know I had the chick peas ready to do something… and no idea what I was gonna do yet? Now I do!

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