15 Chickpea Recipes You Will Love

I have put together a collection of some of my favourite recipes with chickpeas, featuring everything from hearty soups to sweet blondies. These dishes are delicious, easy to make, and packed with nutrients, making them perfect for any meal and even the pickiest eaters!


Best chickpea recipes and recipes with chickpeas
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I love using chickpeas in cooking. Also known as garbanzo beans, they are high in protein in fibre, easy accessible and super affordable. Their flavour is pretty neutral too, making them a great base for a dish.

I’ve rounded up the 15 awesome chickpea recipes (that I love) to inspire you to cook more with this healthy ingredient. Whether you’re a fan of spicy buffalo flavours, crave a hearty curry, or need a sweet treat like blondies, these recipes have got you covered. Each dish highlights the versatility of chickpeas, making it easy to incorporate more plant-based goodness into your meals.

My Top Recipes WIth Chickpeas

Chickpeas are not just for hummus! This collection includes dishes like sandwiches and tacos, showing just how adaptable and tasty these can be. I hope you enjoy these recipes as much as I do. They’re not only delicious but also packed with nutrients, making them perfect for a balanced diet. Happy cooking!

Greek-Inspired Chickpea Soup

Chickpea Soup
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This chickpea soup is a warm hug in a bowl, loaded with veggies and spices. It’s vegan, gluten-free, and perfect for those chilly evenings when you need a little comfort.

Sticky Sesame Chickpeas

Sticky Sesame Chickpeas
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Sweet, savoury, and slightly spicy, these sticky sesame chickpeas are a quick fix for dinner over rice or in a wrap. They’re vegan, gluten-free, and totally addictive. Recipe from Eat With Clarity.

Mashed Chickpea Salad Sandwich

Mashed Chickpea Salad Sandwich
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This mashed chickpea salad sandwich is fresh, crunchy, and full of zesty flavour. It’s one of my go-to for a quick, healthy lunch that’s vegan, gluten-free, and incredibly satisfying. Recipe from Simple Veganista.

Spiced Chickpea Stew with Coconut and Turmeric

Spiced Chickpea Stew with Coconut and Turmeric
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Alison Roman’s spiced chickpea stew with coconut and turmeric is a creamy dish perfect for cosy nights in. It’s rich, flavourful, and has a cult following for a reason. Plus, it’s vegan! Recipe from Alison Roman. Try this Instant Pot curry version as well.

Avocado Buffalo Chickpea Salad Wraps

Avocado Buffalo Chickpea Salad Wraps
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If you’re a fan of buffalo sauce and crave a quick, satisfying lunch, these avocado buffalo chickpea salad wraps are your new best friend. They’re spicy, tangy, and so easy to make. Plus, they’re perfect for anyone following a vegan diet! Recipe from Ambitious Kitchen.

Chickpea Tacos

Chickpea Tacos
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Taco Tuesday just got a healthy upgrade with these chickpea tacos. They’re packed with protein, loaded with flavour, and super simple to whip up. Who knew chickpeas could be so fun? Recipe from Live Eat Learn.

Falafel

Falafel
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This easy and delicious falafel recipe will have you whipping up crispy, golden bites of heaven in no time! Perfect for a vegetarian meal, these falafels are gluten-free and packed with fresh herbs and spices. Trust me, they’re a game-changer in a pita sandwich or salad. Recipe from The Mediterranean Dish.

Chickpea Sunflower Sandwich

Chickpea Sunflower Sandwich
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When I want to eat lunch that’s light and fresh, the chickpea sunflower sandwich is my go-to. It’s a flavour-packed, no-cook option that’s both vegan and gluten-free. Perfect for when you need a break from boring sandwiches! Recipe from Minimalist Baker.

Moroccan Salad With Chickpea And Quinoa

Moroccan Salad With Chickpea And Quinoa
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If you love Moroccan flavours, try this salad with chickpeas, quinoa and colourful veggies. It’s bursting with flavours, textures, and healthy goodness. Plus, it’s gluten- and egg-free and perfect for meal prep! Recipe from Cotter Crunch.

Chickpea Curry

Chickpea Curry
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This chickpea curry is rich, creamy, and packed with warm spices that will make your kitchen smell amazing. It’s a one-pot wonder that’s vegan, gluten-free, and perfect for a cosy dinner. Recipe from Rainbow Plant Life.

Chickpea Noodle Soup

Chickpea Noodle Soup
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Need some comfort in a bowl? This chickpea noodle soup is your go-to. It’s a hearty, vegan twist on the classic chicken noodle soup, perfect for chilly days or when you need a little pick-me-up. Recipe from Cookie and Kate.

Chickpea Burger

Chickpea Burger
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Say hello to your new favourite veggie burger! This chickpea burger is crispy on the outside, tender on the inside, and bursting with flavour. It’s a must-try for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike. Recipe from Feel Good Foodie.

1-Pot Chickpea Shakshuka

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For a simple yet exotic meal, this 1-pot chickpea shakshuka is a winner. It’s rich in spices, saucy, and so easy to make—all in one pot! It’s something I easily make for a lazy weekend brunch. Recipe from Minimalist Baker. Try my shakshuka recipe without chickpeas here.

Chickpea Blondies

Chickpea Blondies Recipe
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Got a sweet tooth? These chickpea blondies are the perfect treat! They’re gooey, delicious, and secretly healthy, making them the ultimate guilt-free dessert. Recipe from The Conscious Plant Kitchen.

Chickpea Flourless Brownies

Chickpea Flourless Brownies
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Who knew brownies could be so healthy and delicious? These chickpea flourless brownies are fudgy, rich, and completely vegan and gluten-free. A guilt-free treat that doesn’t skimp on flavour. Recipe from Alternative Dish.




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Irena Macri
By Irena Macri

About the author: Hi, I’m Irena Macri. I share delicious recipes that I have cooked and loved. I am a published cookbook author, have been food blogging for over 10 years and have a Diploma in Nutrition. You will find many healthy recipes as well as my favourite comfort food. More about me here | Subscribe to my newsletter and freebies

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