Not-Canned Chickpeas


  • Prep Time2 hrs
  • Total Time2 hrs 25 mins
  • Makes15 cups
Not-Canned Chickpeas


  • 1 900g bag dried chickpeas

  • 1/4 tsp baking soda


  • Place chickpeas in a large bowl and cover with about 10 cups water. Let soak 2 hrs or overnight.

  • Drain chickpeas and place in a slow cooker or pot. Add 10 cups water and baking soda.

  • For stovetop cooking, bring water and chickpeas to a boil. Then turn heat to low and simmer gently for 25 to 40 min, or until tender. For the slow cooker, cook on low for 4 to 6 hrs. Drain.

Nutrition (per serving)

Calories 216, Protein 12g, Carbohydrates 36g, Fat 3g, Fibre 6g, Sodium 227mg.

This article was originally published on Jan 21, 2014

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