Chickpeas and Rice Recipe

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Chickpeas and Rice
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  1. Cook water, rice, thyme, and bay leaf and set aside.
  2. Heat olive oil and half of the butter in a skillet and then add chickpeas.
  3. When chickpeas start to lightly brown (about 5 mins) add parsley and the sun-dried tomatoes and cook for an additional 5 minutes.
  4. Add oregano, basil, salt, and pepper and cook for an additional 1-2 minutes.
  5. Remove from heat and mix rice and chickpeas together until rice is a golden color.
  6. Mix in remaining butter (cubed) and Parmesan cheese.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 304.24 Kcal (1274 kJ)
Calories from fat 158.52 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 17.61g 27%
Cholesterol 23.61mg 8%
Sodium 797.95mg 33%
Potassium 192.67mg 4%
Total Carbs 30.04g 10%
Sugars 0.98g 4%
Dietary Fiber 2.15g 9%
Protein 8.29g 17%
Vitamin C 10.2mg 17%
Vitamin A 0.1mg 2%
Iron 25.2mg 140%
Calcium 186.3mg 19%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 136.87 Kcal (573 kJ)
Calories from fat 71.32 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 7.92g 27%
Cholesterol 10.62mg 8%
Sodium 358.98mg 33%
Potassium 86.68mg 4%
Total Carbs 13.51g 10%
Sugars 0.44g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0.97g 9%
Protein 3.73g 17%
Vitamin C 4.6mg 17%
Iron 11.3mg 140%
Calcium 83.8mg 19%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Weightwatchers Points

  • 7.1
  • 8

Good Points

  • saturated fat free,
  • low cholesterol,
  • sugar free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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