International Vegetarian Union (IVU)
IVU logo
Recipes Around the World International Vegetarian Union
Vegan Greek/Middle Eastern Recipes
Contributed by Vegetarians and Vegans from around the world
Use these links to buy from amazon and IVU gets up to 10%!

Chickpeas With Broccoli Rabe
From: K.E.S.

Recipe By: Eating Well, October 1996; Serving Size : 4

  • 1 pound broccoli rabe -- trimmed, --washed & cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic -- peeled --and thinly sliced
  • 2 cups cooked chick peas
  • 1/4 teaspoon red-pepper flakes
  • salt & freshly ground black pepper -- to taste
1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil.
Add the broccoli rabe and cook until almost tender, about 5 minutes.
Drain well.

2. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-low heat.
Add garlic and stir until pale golden, about 1 minute.
Stir in chickpeas, red-pepper flakes and 1/2 cup water.
Simmer for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

3. Stir in the broccoli rabe and cook until tender, about 3 minutes.
Season with salt and pepper.
Serve hot or at room temperature.

Makes about 4 cups, for 4 servings.

175 calories per serving: 9 grams protein, 6 grams fat (0.8 gram saturated fat), 25 grams carbohydrate; 485 mg sodium; 0 mg cholesterol; 9 grams fiber.