Behind The Butter

easy guyanese inspired chickpeas

by Alexia at the dimple snatcher

serves four

1 large red bell pepper, chopped
3 green onions, chopped
1/2 medium sized onion, chopped
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 15-oz cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1/4-1/2 Scotch bonnet pepper (totally dependent on how much heat you can take!), minced.
1-2 tablespoons olive oil
Salt to taste

Heat a pan on medium high heat and add the olive oil.

When oil is hot, gently throw chopped red pepper, green onion, onion and garlic in.  Let soften and cook for about six minutes, or until the onion is soft.

Gently add the chickpeas, using a large spoon to mix everything together.

Add salt to taste and some kind of dried everyday seasoning. I love Trader Joe’s everyday seasoning. Mix well.

Put a pot cover on and allow everything to cook together. I kept my heat on medium. This should take around five minutes, maybe less or more for you.

The final product should be a little spicy and really flavorful! And it’s even better the day after.

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    Michele @ Healthy Cultivations
    November 11, 2010 at 11:54 am

    I love chickpea recipes. They are so versatile… and cute too.

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    Jessica @ How Sweet It Is
    November 11, 2010 at 11:57 am

    Love chickpeas in any form!

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    Beth @ Beth's Journey to Thin
    November 11, 2010 at 12:04 pm

    Chickpeas are one of my favorite beans – evenly tied with black beans!

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    Alexia @ DimpleSnatcher
    November 11, 2010 at 2:01 pm

    Thanks for featuring my recipe, Jenna! 🙂

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    November 11, 2010 at 2:13 pm

    Sounds delicious! Chickpeas are awesome!

    What would you serve with this?

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    Mary @ stylefyles
    November 12, 2010 at 6:02 pm

    This looks GREAT! and simple, to boot!

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