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Chick Peas, 400g (Truefood)

R65.00

Truefood Chickpeas are Non-GMO and packed full of nutrients, boasting a variety of vitamins and minerals. Chickpeas are extremely beneficial for those who follow vegan and vegetarian diets as they contain Iron, protein and B vitamins. They have a nutty taste and can be used for a variety of recipes from hummus to stews and casseroles or mashed with mayo for ‘mock tuna’.

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Description

400g
Ingredients: Chick peas
Country of origin: Turkey and/or Canada

Directions to use:
To soak overnight: Rinse and cover with cold water. Leave to soak overnight.
Quick soak: Cover chickpeas with water (above 2cm above the chickpeas), microwave for 3 minutes on high and leave to stand for 30 minutes. Cook as described below.
Cooking method: Rinse well, cover with water in a saucepan and simmer gently for 1 1/2 hours until tender.
Cooking tip: 1 cup (250ml) raw chickpeas makes 2 1/4 cups (560ml) cooked chickpeas. Chickpeas will cook more tenderly and in less time if they have been soaked first.

Chickpeas are:

  • Rich in Protein that is crucial for many functions within the body
  • High in B vitamins that help to maintain energy levels throughout the day
  • High in manganese that fights free radicals within the body and acts as an anti-oxidant
  • High in iron an important component of haemoglobin that carries oxygen from our blood to our lungs
  • High in Calcium, Magnesium and Phosphorus that are crucial for healthy bones and teeth

Brand

Truefood

Truefood is a local brand specialising in clean, non-GMO and/or certified organic pantry essentials. The range includes various legumes, grains, seeds and flours, plus gluten-free options. All pantry essentials are packed in the Truefood distinctive kraft paper window pouches with easy-to-close zip-locks. In addition, virtually the entire range is certified kosher too.

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