80g chopped broccoli
40g Brussel sprouts
20 g diced onion
230 ml vegetable stock
20 ml cooking white wine
300g chickpeas rice
50g Parmesan, if desired
Salt to taste and pepper
1. Heat vegetable stock in a saucepan
2.Heat the butter in a separate saucepan
3.gently cook the onion, broccoli and Brussels sprouts in the butter for 3 minutes without colouring.
4. Add the chickpeas rice to the pan and the white wine.
5. Gradually add the stock to the mix, stirring continuously between additions, until the mixture becomes thick and creamy and the chickpea rice is cooked, approximately. 15-16 minutes.
6.if desired, add the Parmesan and season to taste and serve.
7.Drizzle with olive oil and sprinkle with coarse ground black pepper if desired.
Benefits of eating Chickpeas
As a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fibre, chickpeas may offer a variety of health benefits, such as improving digestion, adding weight management and reducing the risk of several diseases. Additionally, chickpeas are high in protein and are an excellent replacement for meat in vegetarian and vegan diets. Chickpeas, also known as garbanzo beans, are part of the legume family. While they’ve become more popular recently, chickpeas have been grown in Middle Eastern countries for thousands of years.
Their nutty taste and grainy texture pairs well with several other foods and ingredients.
As a rich source of vitamins, minerals and fibre, chickpeas may offer a variety of health benefits, such as improving digestion, adding weight management and reducing the risk of several diseases.
Chickpeas help keep your appetite under control. The protein and fibre work synergistically to slow digestion, which helps promote fullness. In addition, protein may increase levels of appetite- reducing hormones in the body.