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Chickpea

  • Roasted Eggplant With Spiced Chickpeas

    Eggplant is a staple in the Arab world, the source of the dish called moussaq’a, a classic (and vegan to boot, if you leave off the yogurt). The key to cooking eggplant is to…

  • Zahav’s Hummus ‘Tehina’

    This recipe comes from Israeli restaurant in Philadelphia, which is known for its silky and wonderfully rich hummus. Garlic and lemon play small roles here; the indisputable co-stars are the freshly cooked chickpeas and…

  • Summer Vegetable Couscous With Spicy Pesto

    Hearty but not heavy, this stew uses lots of summer vegetables available from the farmers’ market. It’s a little complicated to put together, but both the vegetable stew and the couscous can be made…

  • Middle Eastern Chickpea and Cauliflower Stew

    Really it’s somewhere between a stew and a vegetarian tagine, with sweet dried apricots plumped up from the rich broth, hearty chunks of sweet potato and cauliflower, and a thick, sweet-and-sour, almost sauce-like broth.…

  • Brussels Sprout Caesar Salad

    The first trick to this salad is that the brussels sprouts should be cooked over high heat so that they’re charred in places but still retain some color and crunch, and not be cooked…

  • Homemade Spinach Wraps with Chopped Greek Salad

    I decided to make my own spinach wraps for easy grab-and-go sandwich lunches this month. They’re surprisingly easy to make – the dough is extremely elastic and fun to work with – and I…

  • Baked Herb and Pistachio Falafel

    Falafel is kind of a health-food poser. Sure, it has nutritious ingredients like chickpeas and herbs, and healthy fast-food chains like Pret a Manger and Sweetgreen put them on top of salads, but really,…