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Recipe: Protein-packed Saffron Garbanzo Beans

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This is a quick and creamy Saffron Garbanzo Beans recipe great when craving a great nutritious casserole with a very different flavor kick!
5 from 12 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 252 kcal

Ingredients
 
 

Instructions
 

  • Stir fry. In a saucepan, stir fry the onions, half of the mushrooms, and garlic in oil on medium heat.
    14 ounces mushrooms, 4 shallots, 1 tablespoon avocado oil, 3 garlic cloves
  • Add chickpeas and herbs. Add the saffron and herbs, immediately followed by the garbanzo beans.
    15 ounces chickpeas, 1 teaspoon rosemary, ½ teaspoon saffron
  • Add the remaining mushrooms. Add the rest of the mushrooms cut in different shapes (this will contribute to better textures in every bite).
    14 ounces mushrooms
  • Add stock. Add the vegetable stock, salt, and pepper.
    1 cup vegetable stock, 1 ½ teaspoon sea salt, 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • Add vegan cheese. When creamy, add the cheese, which will melt in about a minute.
    7 ounces vegan mozzarella cheese, or vegan brie
  • Serve. Serve immediately.

Notes

Serve alone or with white rice; we used brown basmati or steamed Jasmine Rice.

Nutrition

Calories: 252kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 13gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 251mgPotassium: 718mgFiber: 10gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 156IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 69mgIron: 4mg
Keyword chickpeas, dinner, garbanzo beans, lunch
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