There are so many ways to use chickpeas in your cooking – check out our collection of winning chickpea recipes.
Jamie says: "A deliciously filling summer salad that heroes storecupboard staples and seasonal veg"
A meat-free dish that works great as a snack or a main meal, these oat and chickpea dumplings with tomato sauce are an absolute doss to make. A combination of just a few simple ingredients, this recipe takes just 20 minutes to prepare.
For a lighter take on a curry, try this vegan Thai-inspired recipe with reduced fat coconut milk, chickpeas and aubergines.
Tender hake is brought up a notch with the help of a smoky Spanish-inspired chickpea stew
A delicious recipe that makes the most of summer veg. The marinade of garlic, cumin, coriander, harissa and lemon really enhances the chicken, while red onion, peppers and courgettes are gorgeous when fried with crushed chillies and chickpeas.
A simple chicken traybake elevated with smoky paprika, all you have to do is get it in the oven and wait for the magic to happen
Say hello to your new favourite vegan centrepiece, packed full of fruit, veggies, nuts and spices, this will entice even the most stubborn of meat-eaters
Make the most of the tins in your storecupboard with this chickpea coconut curry. Simmer chickpeas and peas in a fragrant coconut broth and serve with naan breads for dipping, for an easy vegan dinner recipe ready in 30 minutes.
This creamy, coconut-y curry is a dinner that will please anyone looking to decrease their meat intake
Make fruit the star of the show in a savoury salad perfect for light summer lunches, or as part of a barbecue spread
Bring it back to basics with this simple yet satisfying vegetable curry, full of fragrant Indian flavours and plenty of nutrition, making for an ideal meat-free option
Spicy harrisa chicken and cooling mint make this chickpea salad irresistable
Light and peppery, delicate rocket leaves are the star of the show in this vibrant and healthy veggie salad
Packed full of flavour and nutrition, these sweet potato and chickpea patty wraps are perfect for a healthy lunch
This colourful roasted squash and chickpea pilaf is a filling winter meal
Rich in smoky and sweet flavours, this sundried tomato houmous works perfectly as a side dip or as the main dish in your Mediterranean platter
Looking for more dinner recipes to serve 2? This hearty vegan curry pairs a creamy coconut and tomato sauce with spiced chickpea dumplings and easy-cook brown rice. If you're cooking for one, the leftovers are perfect for lunch the next day.
Halloumi is a staple of summer lunches – try something different with this super-easy one-tra bake. The halloumi turns wonderfully golden when grilled with chickpeas, kale and tomatoes. Finish with a drizzle of fresh pesto and serve with crusty bread.
A hearty vegetarian stew where the sweetness of carrots and nutty chickpeas take centre stage.
Full of flavour, this chicken curry is made with succulent chicken thighs and chickpeas for a real protein punch - perfect as a hearty get-together dish with family or friends. Serve with fluffy rice, fresh coriander and warm naan bread on the side.
This simple recipe puts a whole different spin on the traditional houmous
Milder than white onions, red onions – cooked down to jammy perfection – add a layer of sweetness to this fragrant chickpea pilaf recipe
This hearty, traditional Moroccan soup is a brilliant winter warmer. Paprika, cumin and cinnamon add warmth and depth of flavour, with tender lamb, chickpeas and lentils making it a filling dinner for a cold night.
This simple stew is perfect for a cold, wet day
This is a really lovely veggie burger recipe, that's also healthy and easy to make. Carrot and chickpea are mixed with onion, garlic and coriander to make the burgers, while Greek yogurt and chives combine to make a tasty base for the burger.
Make this wholesome and hearty dhal dish made with coconut milk, chickpeas and red lentils
Make your own Scotch eggs with this delicious vegetarian version, which uses a blend of chickpea, garlic, red onion and sundried tomato for the crunchy coating. A lovely addition to a picnic, just add mayonnaise and you're good to go.
This Moroccan-inspired mixed grain pilaf makes a delicious, complete meal with a tasty combination of cauliflower, chickpeas, vegetables, dates and nuts
Fire up the barbecue and make the meat-eaters jealous with these spicy chickpea and sweetcorn burgers. Served in buns with rocket and a smoky tomato sauce, the patties can also be cooked in a frying pan if British summer rain makes a classic if unscheduled appearance.
A healthy alternative to roasted nuts, these roasted chickpeas are great to snack on whilst out and about and will satisfy any cravings for sweetness.
Lime and coriander give a zesty kick to the chicken in this vibrant chickpea salad
Simple pan-fried mackerel, served with a fresh and zesty chickpea salad makes a quick and tasty mid-week meal for two
This light side dish is packed with refreshing Middle-Eastern flavour – fragrant cumin and fresh mint combine with chickpeas, crisp green beans and red onion for the perfect Christmas party food