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Chickpeas in Spicy Tahini Sauce

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Category: Vegetarian, Main Dish

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Dried chickpeas
  • 4 c Water
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1 c Chopped onion
  • 1 ts Dried basil
  • 2 Garlic cloves; minced
  • 1/4 c Tahini
  • 1 c Water
  • 1 tb Arrowroot
  • 1 tb Lemon juice
  • 2 tb Salsa (hot or mild)
  • 1 tb Low-sodium tamari


Cook chickpeas in 4 cups water for 2 to 3 hours (stovetop) or 25 to 30
minutes (pressure cooker).

Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Saute onion and basil unti
onion is nearly tender. Add garlic and continue to saute until onion is
soft and translucent.

Stir in tahini and 3/4 cup water. Cook, stirring constantly, until sauce
thickens. Remove skillet from heat and set aside.

In a small bowl, mix remaining 1/4 cup water with arrowroot, lemon juice,
salsa and tamari. Add to tahini mixture in skillet. Add chickpeas and cook
over high heat, stirring constantly until mixture thickens.

Per serving: 372 cal, 15 g prot, 275 mg sod, 42 g carb, 19 g fat, 0 mg
chol, 26 mg calcium

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