Spanish Chickpeas And Rice Recipe

Recipe By Slurrp

Spanish chickpeas and rice is a flavorful and satisfying one-pot meal that is inspired by the flavors of Spain. This dish combines tender chickpeas, aromatic spices, and fluffy rice to create a delicious and hearty meal. The chickpeas are cooked with onions, garlic, bell peppers, and tomatoes, then simmered with rice until everything is perfectly cooked. The dish is seasoned with a blend of spices, including paprika, cumin, and saffron, which adds a rich and warm flavor. Serve this Spanish chickpeas and rice with a side of crusty bread for a complete and satisfying meal.

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Spanish Chickpeas And Rice

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Ingredients for Spanish Chickpeas And Rice Recipe

  • 1/4 Onion, Diced
  • 1/2 cloves Cloves Garlic, Minced
  • 1/4 Bell Pepper, Diced
  • 1/4 can Chickpeas, Rinsed And Drained
  • 1/4 can Diced Tomatoes
  • 1/4 cup Rice
  • 1/2 cup Vegetable Broth
  • 1/4 teaspoon Paprika
  • 0.13 teaspoon Cumin
  • 0.06 teaspoon Saffron Threads
  • 0.13 teaspoon Salt
  • 0.06 teaspoon Pepper
  • 1/2 tablespoon Oil
  • as per your need Fresh Parsley For Garnish

Directions: Spanish Chickpeas And Rice Recipe

Cooking Directions

  • STEP 1.In a large pot, heat oil over medium heat and sauté onions, garlic, and bell peppers until softened.
  • STEP 2.Add the chickpeas, tomatoes, rice, vegetable broth, paprika, cumin, saffron, salt, and pepper to the pot.
  • STEP 3.Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer, covered, for about 20 minutes or until the rice is cooked and the liquid is absorbed.
  • STEP 4.Remove from heat and let sit for 5 minutes before fluffing with a fork.
  • STEP 5.Garnish with fresh parsley and serve hot with crusty bread.

Cooking Tips

  • You can use canned chickpeas for convenience, but rinsing and draining them before using is recommended.
  • For a spicier version, add a pinch of cayenne pepper or a diced jalapeno.
  • Feel free to add other vegetables such as peas or carrots to the dish.

Storage and Serving

  • Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.
  • Reheat in a pot over medium heat, adding a splash of water or broth to prevent drying out.
  • Serve hot with crusty bread for a complete meal.
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Recipe By Slurrp