Chickpea curries, soups, and stews are perfect for when the weather starts getting colder. They’re so hearty, flavorful, and cozy. Nothing beats coming home to a warm bowl of chickpea soup (or curry or stew!) Plus, with all the vegetables and the chickpeas – they’re great for your health!
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1. Mediterranean Chickpea Spinach Stew
Source: Mediterranean Chickpea Spinach Stew
Everyone needs a back-pocket recipe that they can pull out at a moment’s notice—this one is mine. Made up of fairly basic pantry staples that I almost always have on hand, it’s especially great when I know I’m due for a grocery shop. Unlike most traditional stews that take hours to cook, this one is ready in about twenty minutes. But the best part? It’ll still taste like you’ve been working on it all day. This Mediterranean Chickpea Spinach Stew has been reprinted with permission from Effortless Vegan by Sarah Nevins, Page Street Publishing Co. 2020. Photo credit: Sarah Nevins
2. Chickpea Curry
Source: Chickpea Curry
This Chickpea Curry by Kris Dee | Mostly Domestic is full of flavor and goes along perfectly with a side of rice or naan!
3. Chickpea Miso Noodle Soup
Source: Chickpea Miso Noodle Soup
This Chickpea Miso Noodle Soup by Kris Dee | Mostly Domestic comes together in 30 minutes or less, making it perfect for weeknight dinner!
4. Red Lentil Chickpea Soup with Mint
Source: Red Lentil Chickpea Soup with Mint
The beauty of cold weather of course big soothing bowls of soup. This Red Lentil Chickpea Soup with Mint by Rhinku Bhattacharya is definitely what you’ll want to try it this autumn or winter. Come home after a long day and make this. It’s so cozy and delicious––the perfect way to warm up. It’s also quite healthy and packed with protein you. Try making this red lentil chickpea soup––you’ll love it!
5. Roasted Red Pepper, Chickpea, and Spinach Curry
Source: Roasted Red Pepper, Chickpea, and Spinach Curry
This vegan Roasted Red Pepper, Chickpea, and Spinach Curry by Sonja Trurnit is to die for! Chickpeas and spinach are blanketed in a rich, red pepper and coconut sauce for a hearty, spicy, super comforting curry that’s also rich in iron! What more could you want for dinner? This vegan chickpea curry will have everybody wanting to come back for seconds (and maybe thirds)––it’s just that delicious!
6. Hearty Chickpea Soup
Source: Hearty Chickpea Soup
This warm and comforting meal comes together easily and is packed with flavor! You will love this Hearty Chickpea Soup by Pascale Naessens!
7. Vegetable and Chickpea Stew
Source: Vegetable and Chickpea Stew
This warming Vegetable and Chickpea Stew by America’s Test Kitchen is both high protein and packed with veggies!
8. Chickpea Broccoli Curry
Source: Chickpea Broccoli Curry
This Chickpea Broccoli Curry by Hayley Canning is a warming and nourishing dinner. It’s hearty, comforting and so satisfying.
9. Tuscan Kale Chickpea Soup
Source: Tuscan Kale Chickpea Soup
This Vegan Tuscan Kale Chickpea Soup by Shanika Graham White is the perfect comfort and flavorful bowl of goodness for those cold winter days. Filled with herbs and spices, kale, chickpea, carrots, tomatoes, and onions, this soup is quite the healthy meal and surely does warm things up nicely. Super easy to make and only requires one pot. All vegan + gluten-free.
10. Chana Masala (Chickpea curry) and Broccoli Rice
Source: Chana Masala (Chickpea curry) and Broccoli Rice
This Chana Masala (Chickpea curry) and Broccoli Rice by Andri Neocleous is quick and easy, and it’s a wonderful recipe to whip up when the days get chilly!
11. Jamaican Jerk Chickpea Stew
Source: Jamaican Jerk Chickpea Stew
It’s time to pull out the sweaters, coats, and those soup and stew recipes that keep us warm during the colder months. This Jamaican Jerk Chickpea Stew by Desiree Rodriguez will not only keep you warm but the flavor the Jamaican Jerk seasoning gives it will make you want seconds and maybe even thirds.
12. Turmeric Chickpea Soup
Source: Turmeric Chickpea Soup
This lightly spiced Turmeric Chickpea Soup by Melissa Tedesco is perfect for rainy days. Wholesome, rich, and thick, this soup won’t disappoint. The chickpeas give the soup a really nice, creamy texture and ginger gives this soup a spicy glow. Turmeric has a ton of health benefits, most notably it’s anti-inflammatory properties. This Turmeric Chickpea Soup will warm your bones and comfort you on dreary days. But it’s also great for any occasion and any time of the year.
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