Looking for chickpea recipes? Want to know what to do with chickpeas? Here are our top recipes to use canned chickpeas, from tagines and stews to vegetarian entertaining ideas...
Check out our easy chickpea stew packed with dates, crunchy almonds and vibrant turmeric. Slow cooking chickpeas with a heady selection of spices really ramps up the flavour in this frugal dish. Try to get hold of the extra large, chubby chickpeas in jars for superior texture.
This recipe for spiced mackerel fillets with shallot and lemon chickpeas is quick and easy to make and under 500 calories
This chickpea and squash coconut curry is a great healthy, vegetarian midweek meal. If you can get it, Alpro coconut milk alternative has less saturated fat and fewer calories than regular coconut milk as it's made with a rice milk base. Try our other vegetarian curry recipes here
This smashed chickpea and feta salad makes a hearty, no-cook supper for two in just 15 minutes. It makes a great lunch box, too. Smashing the chickpeas helps them to soak up some of the dressing
This recipe for 10-minute Moroccan prawn rice bowl delivers big flavours in no time AND it's under 500 calories, making it perfect for a mid-week meal.
This poshed-up hummus with tomatoes and spring onion tastes so much better than shop-bought. Eat as a dip or in falafel wraps - it will be your new favourite.
We love roasted chickpeas, and these easy ones, served with roasted carrots and tahini sauce are the best. Any leftovers make a great packed lunch.
Ready in just 15 minutes, this steak and chickpea salad with harissa yoghurt dressing is low in fat and GI. A speedy, healthy salad to get you through the week.
This vegetarian chickpea, red pepper and spinach curry is flavoured with ginger, chilli, garam masala, cumin and turmeric and makes a wonderful quick after work meal, ready in less than 30 minutes and served with Indian naan or chapatis.
This quick and easy falafel mezze bowl makes a great vegetarian midweek meal
A fast-to-make and easy spicy soup made with chickpeas. This vegetarian recipe, gets its heat from harissa, the hot chilli pepper paste from Morocco. Ready quickly in 20 minutes.
Spiced chickpeas are topped with coriander yogurt and wrapped in a warm tortilla. This guilt-free recipe is packed with veg and is seriously simple to put together.
Couscous makes a great base for a quick and easy vegetarian main course for two. Just add peppers, carrots and chickpeas for an easy afterwork supper. Any leftovers can be taken to work for lunch the next day.
This broccoli and coconut soup with fried chickpeas is a modern way to enjoy broccoli soup. With creamy coconut, a kick of chilli and crunchy chickpeas, this will become your new favourite. Ready in under an hour, it makes enough to serve the whole family.
This crispy chickpea and kale caesar salad is a great healthy twist on a classic. You can also eat the crispy chickpeas as a snack.
This recipe for Indian salmon with chickpea stew is a great simple supper for when there's just two of you. Most of the ingredients you'll already have in your cupboard
This Persian lamb stew one-pot recipe is really easy and under 500 calories - perfect midweek comfort food
This vegetarian big bowl chickpea salad is super quick and easy to make - perfect for lunch or a speedy supper. Try our comforting bowl food recipes
Roast carrots for a quick salad or an easy midweek meal for two. Instead of roasting the chickpeas as well, they are mixed with the carrots once roasted, so they retain their lovely texture. Cumin adds a subtle spice and feta crumbled over the top is all it needs. Serve with crusty bread on the side if you like.
This recipe for Moroccan veg and chickpea tagine is vegan, low-fat and really easy to make. This makes enough for four, but the leftovers freeze well
Packed full of middle eastern flavours, this winter warming recipe makes a great healthy midweek dinner option