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With a dark color and a shape more like corn, black chickpeas are a variety of Cicer arietinum boasting excellent nutritional characteristics.

Chickpeas, such as common chickpeas, are made up of 10% of water, 19% by protein and 17% by food fibers. They have great energy power thanks to the large amount of glucids and a high protein content of 21%. The numerous fibers present help bowel regularity and make it a satiating food, ideal for those who want to control shape weight.

Also, a difference compared to the common version, black chickpeas are particularly rich in iron.

For the preparation it is necessary to soak for 24 hours, then cook in a pot for about 2 hours (1 hour with a pressure cooker).

Store in a cool, dry place. It can contain traces of gluten.


Recommended product recipe

Black chickpea with bruschetta

Ingredients for 2 people:

- 140 g of dried black chickpeas

- 1 clove of garlic

- 1 bay leaf

- 1 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil

- 1 liter of water

- 1 teaspoon of large salt



Keep soaking black chickpeas for 24 hours frequently changing water (at least twice)

After soaking, rinse well with black chickpeas.

In a pot pour the spoon of extra virgin olive oil, garlic clove and laurel leaf, light the flame to a minimum and after a few minutes add the chickpea, water and cover with a blanket.

Boil for about one hour and a half to medium-low heat and add the sale only 30 minutes from the end.

Brush a couple of slices of bread and GOOD APPETITY !!

Black chickpea-(grams 500)

Amount: 20
Price: 6.00 € included VAT