Garbanzo Beans, also known as Chickpeas

These legumes are used in a variety of cultural dishes from around the world. They have many health benefits too!

How to Select

Garbanzo beans are primarily purchased in their dried or canned forms.

How to Store

To store, keep garbanzo beans refrigerated and use within 3 to 4 days.

How to Prepare

Fresh or canned garbanzo beans can be prepared by baking, boiling, sauteing, frying, simmering in a sauce, grinding them to make falafel, or mashing them to make hummus. Dried garbanzo bean need to be cooked first. Soak dried beans in water overnight, then boil for about 2 hours, until beans are cooked.