Truefood Organic Chickpeas 400G
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Truefood Organic Chickpeas are NON GMO and naturally Gluten Free packed full of nutrients, boasting a variety of vitamins and minerals chickpeas are extremely beneficial for those who follow vegan and vegetarian diets as they contain iron, protein and B vitamins. Chickpeas have a nutty taste and can be used for a variety of food applications, well known as an ingredient of hummus chickpeas can also be added to stews and casseroles or mashed with mayo for ‘mock tuna’. Rich in Protein that is crucial for many functions within the body. High in B vitamins that help to maintain energy levels throughout the day. High in manganese that fights free radicals within the body and acts as an anti-oxidant. High in iron an important component of haemoglobin that carries oxygen from our blood to our lungs. High in Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorus that are crucial for healthy bones and teeth. Ingredients: Chick peas. Cooking instructions. To soak overnight: Rinse and cover with cold water. leave to soak overnight. Quick soak: Cover chickpeas with water (above 2cm above the chickpeas), microwave for 3 minutes on high and leave to stand for 30 minutes. Cook as described below. Cooking method: Rinse well, cover with water in a saucepan and simmer gently for 1 1/2 hours until tender. Cooking tip: 1 cup (250ml) raw chickpeas makes 2 1/4 cups (560ml) cooked chickpeas. Chickpeas will cook more tenderly and in less time if they have been soaked first. One serving is usually 1/2 cup (125ml) cooked chickpeas.