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How To Cook Chickpeas

All you need to know about: How To Cook Chickpeas.


– 2 cups of dried chickpeas
– 2 teaspoons of olive oil
– 2 cloves of garlic, minced
– 2 tablespoons of fresh herbs, such as parsley, thyme, oregano or rosemary (optional)
– Salt and pepper to taste


1. Soak the chickpeas overnight in a large bowl covered with several inches of water.

2. Drain and rinse the chickpeas.

3. Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.

4. Add the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes, until fragrant.

5. Add the chickpeas and stir to coat in the oil and garlic.

6. Add enough water to cover the chickpeas by 1-2 inches.

7. Bring to a boil and then reduce the heat to low.

8. Simmer for 45-60 minutes, until the chickpeas are tender.

9. Add the herbs, if using, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

10. Serve warm.

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