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Cajun Scrambled Chickpeas with Zucchini

Lightly mashed chickpeas make a delicious scramble with satisfying texture.

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Lightly mashed chickpeas make a delicious scramble with satisfying texture.

Servings
4

Ingredients

  • 3 cups cooked chickpeas, or 1 24-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 medium red onion, thinly sliced (11/2 cups)
  • 1 medium zucchini, sliced into thin half-moons (11/2 cups)
  • 1 Tbs. Cajun spice blend, or more to taste
  • 1 Tbs. chopped fresh thyme, plus more for garnish

Preparation

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
  • Carbohydrate Content 40 g
  • Cholesterol Content 0 mg
  • Fat Content 4 g
  • Fiber Content 11 g
  • Protein Content 12 g
  • Saturated Fat Content 0.5 g
  • Sodium Content 543 mg
  • Sugar Content 8 g