Chickpea mash

Chickpea mash

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
    • plus overnight soaking
  • Easy
  • Serves 6

A healthy side dish, using dried chickpeas instead of canned as they absorb flavours better - a great alternative to your standard mashed potato

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal337
low infat5g
saturates1g
carbs42g
sugars4g
fibre12g
protein18g
salt0.3g
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Ingredients

Method

  • STEP 1

    In a large bowl, cover the chickpeas with cold water and soak overnight. The next day, drain and rinse well.

  • STEP 2

    Tip the chickpeas into a large pan with all the other ingredients except the olive oil. Bring to the boil, then leave to simmer for 1 hr-1 hr 10 mins until the chickpeas are tender but not mushy.

  • STEP 3

    Remove the bay leaves and rosemary sprigs. Working in batches, blitz the chickpeas in a food processor along with their cooking liquid and the shallot until smooth.

  • STEP 4

    Reheat the mash if necessary and serve sharing-style with a generous drizzle of olive oil and some cracked black pepper on top.

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