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Lebanese Style Chickpeas with Rice and Zaatar (GF)

PLEASE MAKE SURE YOU WASH THE FRESH FRUIT, VEGETABLES AND HERBS BEFORE YOU START.

COOKING TIME
25 Mins

DIFFICULTY

INGREDIENTS 2p 4p
Onion 1/2 1
Garlic 2 4
Capsicum 1 2
Spice mix (cumin, chilli flakes, paprika, bay leaf) 1 tbsp 2 tbsp
Tomato paste 1 tbsp 2 tbsp
Chickpeas 400 gr 800 gr
Spring onion 2 stalks 4 stalks
Zaatar 1 tbsp 2 tbsp
Rice 1 cup 2 cups
*Oil 1 tbsp 2 tbsp

* PRODUCTS ARE PANTRY ITEMS AND ARE NOT INCLUDED IN THE BOX NEITHER ARE SALT AND PEPPER

  Nutrition per 100 Grams

  Energy 670Kj
  Protein 5.5g
  Fat, Total 5.1g
  –  Saturated 0.6g
  Carbohydrates 20.4g
  – Sugars 2.6g
  Sodium 71g
  Allergens Gluten Free, Sesame
The spiced chickpeas with Lebanese spices make this dish an absolute delight. the Lebanese Style Chickpeas with Rice and Zaatar are an absolute winner and tickle all your taste buds.

TOOLS: 2 saucepans, wooden spoon/spatula

METHOD

1

COOK
Place rice in a saucepan and add 1.5 cups of water per cup of rice ● cover, bring to the boil, reduce to low and simmer for 15 minutes ● remove from heat and let rest for 5 minutes with lid on ● fluff with a fork

2

PREP                                     

Dice onion and finely chop garlic ● slice capsicum into cubes ● drain and rinse chickpeas ● slice spring onion into rings and set aside

3

COOKING 1                                   

Heat saucepan with 1(2) tbsp of oil on medium heat ● place onion and capsicum in the pan, cook for 3 minutes ● add garlic and spice mix, cook for 2 more minutes ● add tomato paste, chickpeas and 1(2) cups of water and bring to the boil

4

COOKING   2                      

Once boiling turn to a simmer ● simmer for around 15 minutes adding some extra water if mixture becomes too dry ● remove from heat when chickpeas are soft ● season with salt & pepper and stir the spring onion through the chickpea sauce

5

FINISH & SERVE                                 

Place rice in a bowl ● cover with chickpea sauce ● garnish with zaatar

Attention customers with food allergies. Our products may contain traces of allergens, such as wheat, soybeans, tree nuts, peanuts, or wheat.