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Garbanzo, Chickpeas, Ceci Garbanzo Beans or chickpeas are the most widely consumed legume in the world. Originating in the Middle East, they have a firm texture with a flavor somewhere between chestnuts and walnuts. These round beans are high in fat, keep their unique shape when cooked, and they are usually pale yellow in color, but they can also be found in red, black, and brown. Mild and sweet flavor with good protein and iron. Add to salads, soups, and pasta dishes. Pur�e into hummus with tahini with garlic, lemon juice, sea salt and olive oil. min. 8 hrs or over night 10-13 minutes