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.