Arroz con chorizo y garbanzo (rice and garbanzo beans) is a flavorful combination of rice, sausage, and garbanzo beans. This easy dish is an inexpensive and delicious meal.
Are garbanzo beans the same as chickpeas?
Yes. The two names come from two different languages, but it’s the same bean.
What are garbanzo beans?
Garbanzo beans are of the legume family. They are popular in Middle Eastern and Mediterranean cooking, but are also found in Latin American cuisine. Their high protein content make them a wonderful ingredient in many recipes.
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What are garbanzo beans good with?
Garbanzo beans go with a variety of foods. They seem to work well in many types of cuisine. From a salad topping to a dip to a main dish, garbanzo beans are an excellent ingredient to keep in your pantry.
What are the ingredients to make Arroz con chorizo y garbanzo?
To make this rice and garbanzo bean recipe you are going to need the following ingredients:
- Olive oil
- Garlic clove
- Stock – we use chicken stock
How to make Arroz con chorizo y garbanzo
Now that you have gathered your ingredients it is time to make rice and garbanzo beans. All you have to do is follow the steps below:
The first step is to heat olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Saute the chorizo for 5 minutes. As the sausage cooks, it will release its fat and begin to brighten.
Next, add the onions and cook until translucent, around 5 minutes. Add the garlic clove and cumin and cook until fragrant.
Add the rice and saute for 1 minute, until slightly transparent.
Add the stock and bring to a simmer. Cook on low heat for 20 minutes or until the rice is almost done, but there is still stock in the pot.
Stir in the chickpeas and continue to cook until the rice has finished cooking.
Your Arroz con chorizo y garbanzo is ready to serve!
Arroz con chorizo y garbanzo Recipe
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- 1 Tbsp olive oil
- 1 Chorizo, sliced
- 1 Onion, thinly chopped
- 1 Garlic clove, minced
- 1 Tsp cumin
- 1 Cup rice
- 2 Cups stock
- 1 Cup chickpeas, cooked
Heat the olive oil in a pot over medium heat. Add the chorizo and sauté for 5 minutes. The chorizo will release its fat and be bright.
Add the onion and cook until translucent, around 5 minutes.
Add the garlic clove and cumin and cook until fragrant.
Add the rice and sauté for 1 minute, until slightly transparent.
Add the stock and bring to a simmer. Cook on low heat for 20 minutes or until the rice is almost done but there's still some stock left
Add the cooked chickpeas and stir to combine. Finish cooking.
Nutrition Information:Yield: 6 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 158Total Fat: 6gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 176mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 2gSugar: 3gProtein: 7g
These nutritional calculations might not be accurate. Please speak with a licensed nutritionist to assist you.