Italian Pasta with Chickpeas was introduced by my Italian friend during my visit to Italy. She introduced me to a dish that her family cooked in the shortest time. This is an easy, quick and healthy pasta dish.
Ingredients: Italian Pasta with Chickpeas
Pasta 300 g or 2 cups
Onion, finely chopped 1 small
Olive oil 1 tsp
Garlic clove, crushed 1
Celery stick, finely chopped 1
Can chick peas, drained 425 g
Tomato puree 1 cup
Salt to taste
Black pepper to taste
Chopped fresh parsley to garnish
Preparation Method: Italian Pasta with Chickpeas
Fry the onion, celery and garlic with olive oil in a non stick frying pan until softened not browned. Stir in the chick peas and tomato puree, then cover and simmer for about 15 minutes.
Cook the pasta in a large cooking pan in lightly salted boiling water until just tender. Drain the pasta and toss into the sauce, then season to taste with salt and black pepper.
Sprinkle with chopped fresh parsley then serve hot.
Nutrition Notes: Italian Pasta with Chickpeas
Energy 374 Kcals
Fat 4.44 g
Saturated fat 0.32 g
Fibre 6.41 g