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Chickpeas with Namaste or Splash Of Sunshine

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz Namaste Marinade or Splash Of Sunshine Marinade
  • 2 Cups Chickpeas
  • 1 Tomato
  • 1/2 Red Onion
  • 1 oz Lemon Juice (use lime juice instead if using Splash Of Sunshine)
  • Optional: diced cucumber, spinach, bell peppers

Instructions:

  • Wisk together Namaste Marinade & lemon juice
  • Drain & rinse canned chickpeas
  • Combine chickpeas and ¾ of the Namaste/ lemon juice mixture
  • Place on a baking sheet and bake for 15 minutes on 350°
  • Dice tomato and red onion and combine with the baked chickpeas
  • Combine remaining Namaste/lemon juice mixture over chickpeas

Uses:

  • Serve hot over rice
  • Use as a dip
  • Top your salad
  • Eat on its own as a snack or as a side

Chickpeas/ Garbanzo Beans are an excellent source of protein and fiber as well as several other nutrients such as magnesium and calcium. Because chickpeas are high in protein, it will keep you feeling full and satisfied for longer periods of time.