Chickpea and Vegetable Stir Fry

Every guy knows it’s good to eat more vegetables, but sometimes it feels like too much work. So we’ve got a challenge for you – next time you’re in the canned food aisle, load up on chickpeas. There are literally hundreds of ways to use chickpeas, and it doesn’t get much easier than opening a can. When you add some veggies and your favourite stir fry sauce, you can’t go wrong! To start you on your chickpea binge, we’ll walk you through a simple Chickpea and Veggie Stir Fry:

Ingredients

  • 1/2 red onion, sliced
  • 1/2 red bell pepper, sliced
  • 8 Brussels sprouts, quartered
  • 1 15-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed (400 g)
  • Your favourite stir-fry sauce
  • 1 cup of cooked rice
  • Sesame seeds (optional)

Instructions

  1. Grab the largest frying pan you own, and heat ½ cup of water until boiling on the stovetop.
  2. Cook veggies over high heat for 2 minutes.
  3. Add chickpeas and cook over medium-high heat for another 2 minutes.
  4. Add your stir-fry sauce and toss for another minute.
  5. Serve over rice with some sesame seeds on top.

 

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