garbanzo beans or chickpeas

Bow Tie & Spinach Salad

"With pasta salad, it’s easy to change up ingredients. We like to add grilled chicken and pine nuts, and sometimes we substitute black beans for the garbanzo beans." —Julie Kirkpatrick, Billings, Montana

Super Italian Chopped Salad

"Antipasto ingredients are sliced and diced to make this substantial chop salad. I like to buy sliced meat from the...


Lick-the-Bowl-Clean Hummus

"Everyone loves hummus, but I enjoy the garlic and onion types so much that I decided to let them shine...


Best Hummus

"Hummus is my go-to appetizer when I need something quick, easy and impressive. Over the years I've picked up a...


Chicken Cassoulet Soup

"After my sister spent a year in France as an au pair, I created this lighter, easier version of traditional...

Hearty Vegetable Soup

"A friend gave me the idea to use V8 juice in veggie soup because it provides more flavour. My best...