Mr. Food: Zesty Garbanzo Beans

August 8, 2010 Zesty Garbanzo Beans
Air Date: 8/7/2008

5 to 6 servings


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 teaspoon chopped garlic
2 (15- to 19-ounce) cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas), drained
1 (14-1/2-ounce) can stewed chopped tomatoes
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon salt


  1. In a large skillet, over medium-high heat, heat the olive oil then sauté the garlic until golden, about 2 minutes.
  2. Reduce the heat to low and add the remaining ingredients; cook 15 to 20 minutes then serve immediately (see Note).

NOTE: If you prefer, you can serve this as a cold side dish.

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