garbanzo beans or chickpeas

Chicken Tomatillo Soup

"I had tomatillos to use and wanted to make something more exquisite than salsa verde. I combined two favourite recipes, added my own special touches and made chicken tomatillo soup. Feel free to add cayenne pepper or Tabasco sauce to spice it up." —Katrina Krumm, Apple Valley, Minnesota

Over-the-Rainbow Minestrone

"This colourful soup is vegetarian-friendly and full of fresh flavours from a rainbow of vegetables. You can use any multicoloured...


Pressure-Cooker Turkey Vegetable Soup

"Our family is big on soup. This favourite is quick to make and very tasty, giving me plenty of time...


Creamy Pumpkin Hummus

"I love to serve this pumpkin hummus with sliced apples, pears and pita chips. Top it with toasted pumpkin seeds,...


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...

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...