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Cajun Scrambled Chickpeas with Zucchini

Lightly mashed chickpeas make a delicious scramble with satisfying texture.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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3 cups cooked chickpeas, or 1 24-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
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1 medium red onion, thinly sliced (1½ cups)
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1 medium zucchini, sliced into thin half-moons (1½ cups)
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1 Tbs. Cajun spice blend, or more to taste
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1 Tbs. chopped fresh thyme, plus more for garnish

Instructions: 

1. Mash chickpeas in medium bowl with fork.

2. Coat large skillet with cooking spray, and heat over medium-high heat. Add onion, and sauté 5 to 7 minutes. Add zucchini, and cook 5 minutes. Stir in chickpeas, Cajun spice, and thyme. Cook 5 minutes, adding up to 1/4 cup water if mixture seems too dry. Serve garnished with sprinkling of thyme.

Nutrition Information: 

Calories: 
231
Protein: 
12 g
Total Fat: 
4 g
Saturated Fat: 
<1 g
Carbohydrates: 
40 g
Cholesterol: 
0 mg
Sodium: 
543 mg
Fiber: 
11 g
Sugar: 
8 g
Yield: 
Serves 4

Comments on this Recipe

This was a good, quick, and easy meal. Will make again. I added tomatoes.