NC EFNEP Recipe of the Day – May 13, 2020

— Written By Carol Pitts and last updated by Deborah Hunter
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Chickpeas, or garbanzo beans, are a type of legume. The most common type has a round shape and a beige color, but other varieties are black, green, or red. Their nutrients have various health benefits.

Chickpeas contain a range of nutrients, including protein, which is necessary for bone, muscle, and skin health.

For people who are cutting down on meat consumption, a dish of chickpeas and rice, for example, can contribute a significant amount of protein to the diet. A cup of chickpeas provides almost one-third of an adult’s daily protein needs.

Enjoy today’s recipe as a snack packed full of protein.

Source:  Medical News Today

Garbanzo Crunchies

recipe for garbanzo crunchies