NC EFNEP Recipe of the Day – May 13, 2020
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