Chickpea side dish

This is a side dish I make from time to time when I want to add a legume to the menu.

Title: Chickpea side dish
Category: Side dish
Servings: 8
Preparation time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 30 minutes


  • 1 onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 green pepper
  • 2 tbs. vegetable oil
  • 3 cans Chickpeas, 14.5 oz. can
  • 1 can diced tomato, 14.5 oz. can
  • 2 cup vegetable stock
  • 2 tsp. thyme
  • salt
  • black pepper


Medium chop the onion and green pepper.
Fine chop the garlic.

Heat oil in a 2.5 qt sauce pan over medium-high heat.
Saute onion until translucent.

Add the garlic and green pepper to the pan and heat 1-2 minutes until fragrant.

Add the chickpeas and tomatoes; stir to incorporate.

Add vegetable stock until the chickpeas are barely covered.

Bring to a boil. Cover, lower heat to medium-low and simmer for 20 minutes.

Uncover, add thyme and cook for ~10 minutes more.

Season with salt and pepper to taste.

Chickpeas should be slightly firm outside and creamy inside.

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