There are so many ways to use chickpeas in your cooking – check out our collection of winning chickpea recipes.
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.
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 vegetarian Thai-inspired recipe with reduced fat coconut milk, chickpeas and aubergines. Coriander leaves are stirred in just before serving to preserve their zesty, fresh taste.
This simple stew is perfect for a cold, wet day
Milder than white onions, red onions – cooked down to jammy perfection – add a layer of sweetness to this fragrant chickpea pilaf recipe
For a roast chicken dinner midweek, try this crispy roast chicken thighs recipe with a warm beetroot and chickpea salad. Beetroot, chickpeas, tomatoes, peppers and crumbled cheese are tossed in the warm chicken juices for a colourful salad.
A fan of falafel? Make this hearty falafel traybake recipe for a comforting vegan dinner idea. Homemade falafel are quick to blitz together, before being baked in tomato sauce and served with herby lemon couscous.
Make these crisp chickpea fritters for an all-day treat - a hearty late brunch, weekend lunch or quick dinner idea. The spicy fritters are packed with hidden veg and topped with slices of golden fried halloumi and a drizzle of chilli sauce.
For a fun vegan feast, try these spicy cauliflower tacos and load up on colourful veggies
Jamie says, 'Packed with veg and protein, my Spicy corn & chickpea burgers give all the joy and satisfaction of your favourite takeaway burger.'
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.
Parsnips have a deliciously sweet and earthy flavour, making them a great pairing for warming ginger and cumin-spiced chickpeas in this comforting soup recipe
Load up earthy sweet potatoes with paprika-roasted chickpeas, wilted spinach and punchy harissa yogurt for a simple yet satisfying lunch for two
This chipotle-topped salmon recipe is a real weeknight winner – it's quick, easy and vibrantly spiced
Keep everyone happy at your next barbecue with this vibrant spiced veggie burger recipe. Chickpeas, cauliflower couscous and dried apricots are blitzed into juicy patties and layered up with smoky charred peppers and creamy houmous.
Beetroot stalks might look unassuming, but they become deliciously sticky and jammy once cooked – perfect for a tangy beetroot relish
Chickpea chaat is a traditional Indian street food classic and it is easy to see why it is so popular. Vibrant coriander chutney is stirred through a vegan sweet-sour salad for full-flavoured results
For a smart new vegetarian main, try these crisp filo parcels filled with colourful beetroot, spinach and goat’s cheese. Serve with the herby tabbouleh salad, a classic Middle-Eastern dish.
Not just for Christmas Day, try Brussels sprouts in this healthy shredded sprout and chickpea salad. With a creamy maple-tahini dressing, spiced toasted chickpeas and tender broccoli and beans, this is a delicious and easy way to get your daily veg.
Beyond houmous, there’s an entire world of delicious chickpea recipes and these herb-studded fritters, pan-fried until crispy and served with dollops of a smoky-sweet yogurt dressing, are among the best
This stylish vegetarian dinner combines smoky, griddled aubergine slices, rolled up and stuffed with halloumi and basil and baked until soft, with spicy harrisa chickpeas and a creamy tahini dressing that brings all the flavours together beautifully
Impress your loved one this Valentine's Day with this delicious African-inspired chicken recipe, served with Chantenay carrots and citrus couscous. With sweet honey and fiery harissa, this rich dish is bursting with flavour and makes a beautiful dinner for
The perfect recipe to use up storecupboard staples like tinned chickpeas and tomatoes, this baked egg recipe is simple to make and can be prepared in under an hour
Enjoy this hearty North-African inspired salad for a filling lunch or easy dinner
Sweet, earthy beetroot combines with nutty chickpeas in these delicious savoury bites. Paired with a creamy tahini dip, this easy recipe makes the perfect healthy snack to share with friends and family
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
Spice up weekend nights-in with these moreish snacks – they're ideal for serving up in front of Saturday night TV
Spicy harrisa chicken and cooling mint make this chickpea salad irresistable
Simple pan-fried mackerel, served with a fresh and zesty chickpea salad makes a quick and tasty mid-week meal for two
Liven up you spinach salad by adding nutritous chickpeas gorgeously spiced with fiery harissa for an even more satisfying side
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.
Lime and coriander give a zesty kick to the chicken in this vibrant chickpea salad
Making homemade houmous is easier than you think, you just need a stick blender or food processor. This recipe includes lime, paprika and fragrant, fresh coriander. Serve with toasted, sliced pitta bread and crudités.