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Marinated Chickpeas

  • Author: Deryn Macey
  • Prep Time: 5 mins
  • Cook Time: 60 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 5 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Marinating
  • Cuisine: American
  • Diet: Vegan

Simple, balsamic marinated chickpeas that are the perfect flavourful addition to salads and bowls.


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Ingredients

  • 1 19 oz can of chickpeas, drained and rinsed (2.5 cups)
  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried thyme
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp chili flakes

Instructions

  1. Mix everything together in a sealable container and marinate for at least one hour up to overnight.
  2. Store in the fridge for up to 5 days.

Notes

Omit the red pepper flakes if you’re sensitive to spice.

For additional flavouring, try up to 1 tbsp of maple syrup, up to 1 tbsp dijon mustard and/or 2-3 minced cloves of garlic.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 88
  • Sodium: 383 mg
  • Fat: 5 g
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fiber: 2.5 g
  • Protein: 3 g

Keywords: marinated chickpeas