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14 Protein-Packed Dinners Made With A Can Of Chickpeas

Did you know chickpeas have 15 grams of protein PER CUP?! That's about 30% of your daily intake!

1. General Tso's Chickpeas

2. Spicy Buffalo Chickpea Wraps

If you love buffalo chicken wraps, you'll love this vegetarian version made with spicy chickpeas. Get the recipe here.

3. Vegan Coconut Curry Chickpeas

This vegan coconut curry is made entirely in one pan. Try it over rice for a hearty meatless dinner. Get the recipe here.

4. Vegan Jalapeño Chickpea Mac and Cheese

This vegan mac and cheese gets it's cheesy flavor from a combination of coconut milk and nutritional yeast. Get the recipe here.

5. Crispy Cauliflower Tacos

Roasted cauliflower and chickpeas replace meat in these protein-packed veggie tacos. Get the recipe here.

6. Sweet Potato and Chickpea Burgers

These homemade chickpea burgers are a great alternative to the frozen veggie patties filled with a laundry list of ingredients. Get the recipe here.

7. Moroccan Chickpea Quinoa Power Salad

This salad is loaded with a whole can of chickpeas AND quinoa for a double hit of protein. Get the recipe here.

8. Crockpot Moroccan Lentil and Chickpea Soup

Start this soup in the morning and come home to a comforting stew waiting to be eaten. Get the recipe here.

9. Turmeric Chickpea Fritters

Think of these fritters as the lighter, baked version of falafel and serve them in pita, over rice, or in a salad for a boost of lean protein. Get the recipe here.

10. Chickpea Mushroom Marsala Over Creamy Polenta

This riff on the Italian staple swaps chicken for chickpeas for a vegetarian take on the hearty classic. Get the recipe here.

11. Quinoa and Kale Protein Power Salad

Quinoa, chickpeas, and pistachios make this salad a protein-lovers dream. Get the recipe here.

12. Vegan Chickpea Curry

This delicious curry is not only packed with lean protein, it's also vegan. Get the recipe here.

13. Garlicky Kale Salad With Crispy Chickpeas

Kale salad gets a major upgrade from a generous topping of tandoori-spiced chickpeas. Get the recipe here.

14. Roasted Cauliflower and Chickpea Salad