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
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
- 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.