20+ Best Vegan Chickpea Recipes

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Find the best vegan chickpea recipes including savory meals and sweet treats in this article! Protein-packed, family-friendly and so delicious.

Not sure what to make with these canned chickpeas in your pantry? 

Our list of delicious sweet and savory recipes featured protein-packed mains, easy snacks, and flavorful pantry meals featuring this staple food. 

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The following ideas go way beyond just hummus or veggie burgers; plus, we highly recommend that you save that chickpea liquid to make some aquafaba recipes!

Enjoy the following goodness featuring lots of chocolate, peanut butter, tacos and more.

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20+ Best Vegan Chickpea Recipes (Savory & Sweet)

Yield: 1 serving
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

Find the best vegan chickpea recipes including savory meals and sweet treats in this article! Protein-packed, family-friendly and so delicious. The following 5-minute snickerdoodle chickpea smoothie is super creamy, tasty and nourishing!


Snickerdoodle Smoothie

  • 1 large banana, frozen
  • ¼ cup canned chickpeas (40 g), drained and rinsed
  • 1 cup soy milk (240 ml)
  • 1 tablespoon peanut butter
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 2 dates, pitted


  1. Add all ingredients to a blender and blend until smooth. Adjust to taste preferences and add more liquid if preferred.
  2. Enjoy immediately!


  • Add some vanilla extract or maple syrup for extra sweetness.
  • To make this smoothie heartier, add some rolled oats!
  • Find 20+ more uses for chickpeas in the article above!

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1 recipe
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 427Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 200mgCarbohydrates: 67gFiber: 11gSugar: 35gProtein: 16g

Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed. Just focus on whole plant-based foods and eat until satiety!

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About Alena Handwritten FontAlena Schowalter is a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with her husband, she founded nutriciously in 2015 and has been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages towards a healthy plant-based diet. She’s received training in the fields of nutrition, music therapy and social work. Alena enjoys discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature and creating new recipes.

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