Chickpeas with Roasted Peppers and Orange Zest

Chickpeas with Roasted Peppers and Orange Zest

A nice, warm side dish, flavored with the essence of orange and cumin.

  1. One 15-ounce can chickpeas
  2. Zest of 1 orange
  3. Juice of 1 orange
  4. 1/2 cup chopped roasted red pepper
  5. 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro
  6. 1/2 teaspoon ground cumin
  7. 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt

Drain chickpeas reserving 1/4 cup liquid. Place chickpeas and orange zest in a serving bowl. In a small saucepan, over low heat, warm the 1/4 cup reserved chickpea liquid and orange juice until steaming. Turn off the heat and mix in the roasted red pepper, cilantro, cumin, and salt. Pour over the chickpeas. Serve warm.

Serves 4

NUTRITION

Per 1/2 cup serving:
  1. Calories: 163
  2. Fat: 6 g (0 g EPA, 0 g DHA, 0 g ALA)
  3. Saturated Fat: 2 g
  4. Cholesterol: 4 mg
  5. Sodium: 331 mg
  6. Carbohydrate: 21 g
  7. Dietary Fiber: 5 g
  8. Sugars: 2 g
  9. Protein: 6 g
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