Dec 20, 2008

Chickpea Pasta with almonds and Parmesan

This was a really good, quick pasta dish. It was perfect for a weeknight. I thought we would have a lot of leftovers, but we really liked it and ate a lot more than expected!! Also, we have a ton of tomatoes to use, so I added chopped tomatoes to our final product.


Chickpea Pasta with almonds and Parmesan
Real Simple

1 tablespoon olive oil
3 cloves garlic, chopped
7 cups low-sodium vegetable or chicken broth
1/2 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
Kosher salt
1 pound angel hair pasta
1 15.5-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 cup flat-leaf parsley, chopped
1/4 cup unsalted roasted almonds, chopped
1/2 cup grated Parmesan

Directions
1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
2. Stir in the garlic and cook for 1 minute.
3. Add the broth, red pepper, and 3/4 teaspoon salt and bring to a boil.
4. Add the pasta and cook, stirring, until the broth is nearly absorbed and the pasta is al dente, about 6 minutes.
5. Stir in the chickpeas and parsley.
6. Divide among individual bowls and top with the almonds and Parmesan.
Yield: Makes 4 servings

2 comments:

Joelen said...

I like the addition of chickpeas in this... as I'm alway looking for new ways to add beans in our diet!

Miek Griffin said...

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