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Green Garbanzo beans

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Anybody using green garbanzo beans? How so? Like them?

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post #2 of 8

Never seen them offered for sale, actually never seen them at all.and do not know how they look like.

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Every smoker quits smoking sooner or later!

Only the smart ones are doing it while they are still alive.

Wer den Pfennig nicht ehrt,

Ist des Talers nicht wehrt !

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post #3 of 8

I like to have them around when I can, but supply is supper spotty in my area.  For a while Cosco sold them bagged and frozen and that was a excellent product.  Canned are pointless (unless you have a thing for off grey tinned peas, then you might be into it.)  Better for cold or salad preparations, imho.

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Around here, Costco & some of the Indian grocery stores have frozen Garbanzo beans, though called chana or choliya in the Indian stores (usually Punjabi).  Nice in an Italian-style soup with carrots, tomatoes, onion, rosemary, parmesan rind & a grating of parm on top when serving.  Could add them to a rice pilaf, anywhere you'd add peas or fresh beans. Much better than canned & faster than cooking  dried chickpeas!

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Like @berndy had never heard of them so went searching and found this.... http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/315778

 

We are a home of nibblers and grazers so of course will be on the lookout for the intact pods.

Will fit right in with the roasted in pod favas that @cheflayne (I think) has already hooked me on lol.

 

mimi

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I appreciate the insight. It is a new product for me, as well. Interested in trying them. Thanks, again, @berndy, @AllanMcPherson, @summer57, @flipflopgirl

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Just noticed this today on a Vancouver restaurant lunch menu --

SALMON - Golden Potato Gnocchi, Green Garbanzo Beans, Crispy Ham, Tomato Vinaigrette

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Thanks, @summer57 for that menu item. I work for a food distribution company, and I have been tasked with how to potentially use the green variety. Thanks for sharing!

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