Making Aquafaba? Here's What to Do With All Those Leftover Garbanzos
Aquafaba just might be the most perfect vegan egg substitute ever, but what do you do with all those the garbanzo beans after draining the thick water that goes by that fun-to-say name? You can make hummus (but many of those bean dip recipes also call for aqafaba). Or, you can try one of these 8 awesome dishes to help you use up those garbanzos, also known as chickpeas.
For 1 can of Garbanzos:
Chickpea Sandwich Filling is a savory, satisfying substitute for tuna or chicken salad.
Chickpea Stew combines garbanzos, potatoes, tomatoes, and spices for a hearty main dish that's super easy to make.
Espinacas con Garbanzos traces its origins to the Mediterranean, where it's still served in Spain's best tapas bars.
For 2 cans of Garbanzos
Waffled Falafel is a clever work around if you don't want to fry those chickpea patties.
Spicy Vegan Potato Curry tastes rich thanks to coconut milk, but eats healthy. Yes, you can have no-guilt second helpings.
For 3 cans or more of Garbanzos
Nacho-Flavored Roasted Chickpeas turn crunchy in the oven, while nutritional yeast delivers the crave-worthy cheese flavor.
Marinated Chickpeas get a brilliant blast of citrus from lemon zest, with garlic and fresh parsley adding more personality.
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