Organic Chickpea Pieces

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Description

Organic Chickpea Pieces are hummus just waiting to happen.

Organic Chickpeas are the starting point for so many delicious recipes.  These organic chickpea pieces are a great way to save money and the world at the same time – this is because chickpea pieces are a by-product of the farming process and often get wasted.  Avoiding food waste is a starting point to a sustainable future so if you don’t need whole chickpeas for a particular recipe then give these pieces a try.

Chickpeas are one of the meatier textures when it comes to beans and pulses and they make fantastic curries.  If you combine chickpeas with whole grains or nuts then you get a complete protein containing all the essential amino acids needed by the body – good news for vegetarians and vegans.

Chickpeas are nutritious as well as tasty, one 120g serving in high in Folate, Manganese, Copper and a source of Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Iron ad Zinc.

It’s hard to find a plant-based foodie who doesn’t know all about the wondrous chickpea and its potential for delicious meals.  Follow this link for a quick and easy hummus recipe.

Origin: Italy

Allergen Information: Packed on premises that handle gluten, tree nuts, sesame, soya, peanuts.

Nutritional Information

Organic Chickpeas (cooked) are high in Folate, Manganese, Copper and a source of Magnesium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Iron and Zinc (per 120g serving)

Typical Nutrient Values of Cooked Chickpeas: Amount per 100g: Amount per serving
(120g)
% Reference intake (RI) per serving
Energy 687kj/164kcal 824kj/197kcal 9.84%
Fat 2.6g 3.12g 4.45%
of which saturates 0.3g 0.36g 1.80g
Carbohydrate 27.4g 32.88g 12.64%
of which sugars 4.8g 5.76g 6.40%
Fibre 7.6g 9.12g
Protein 8.9g 10.68g 21.36%
Salt 7.0mg 8.40mg 0.35%
Typical Vitamin/ Mineral Values: Amount per 100g: Amount per serving
(120g)
% Reference intake (RI) per serving
Folate 172mcg 206.40mcg 103.20%
Magnesium 48mg 57.60mg 15.36%
Manganese 1.0mg 1.20mg 60%
Potassium 291mg 349.20mg 17.46%
Phosphorus 168mg 201.60mg 28.80%
Iron 2.9mg 3.48mg 24.85%
Zinc 1.5mg 1.80mg 18%
Copper 0.4mg 0.48mg 48%

Reference Intake (RI)

The Reference Intake (RI) refers to the recommended daily amount of a specific nutrient.

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Cooking Instructions:

  1. Soak for 8-12 hours
  2. Boil for 10 minutes and then simmer for 1.5-2 hours.
  3. Check they are soft throughout before eating.

Storage

For optimum freshness keep in a cool place away from moisture and direct sunlight.  Store in a tightly sealed bag or container.

Family Tip:

  1. The key to chickpeas is preparation as they need to be soaked and then cooked before eating. We always have bowls of soaked chickpeas waiting in the queue to be cooked.
  2. We love making our own hummus and experimenting with different herbs and spices.  Follow this link for a quick and easy hummus recipe.
  3. Chickpeas go really well in curries, stews and soups as added protein. Chana Dal is popular in our house!