Chickpeas are good for more than just hummus, and not the sole domain of vegetarians, capable of great things in the kitchen.
Nutritional powerhouses they're full of protein, fiber, folic acid, and manganese perfect for creating a healthy meal in any number of recipes with chickpeas.
From moreish snacks and appetizers like roast chickpeas to hearty main courses chickpeas are an adaptable and wholesome option working equally well with meat in a number of dishes around the globe.
Did you know you can even make amazing eggless meringues using the chickpea liquid that's left in the can? Find the recipe here for when it comes to dessert time.
Have a look at these recipes that champion the chickpea.
Make this stew up the day before to allow the flavours to really develop. Perfect for those cosy winter evenings when you need some good old fashioned comfort food.
Looking for a new hearty stew with a difference. Try this traditional Spanish dish packed full of favourites like chorizo, prosciutto, chicken - again make this one up the day before and let it rest overnight.
For a hot and nourishing comfort food try this easy Mexican posole recipe for a rich stew with pork belly, hominy, chicken and vegetables.
Mix up your chilli using chickpeas instead, it's healthier and equally delicious.
Looking for a vegan starter? Try this tasty puree with crackers.
Looking for new vegan ideas? Try this chickpea 'meatloaf', it's surprisingly tasty.
Salty or sweet and spicy? Try these crunchy roast chickpeas as snacks and you'll be coming back for more.