Category: Beans

Rice and Garbanzo Soup

This recipe comes from a cookbook I found and then lost and then found again. As a student in Ann Arbor, Michigan, I came across this book, The Best 125 Meatless Mexican Dishes by Susan Geiskopf –Hadler and Mindy Toomay, at AfterWords, a bookstore near the corner of […]

Ensalada de Garbanzos

If you have had a chance to browse through el chino latino cocina, you will notice that I like garbanzo beans, and beans in general. Here I present another garbanzo bean recipe! Thanks to a gift from my parents-in-law, I am having a great time exploring the many […]

Black Bean Sauce

If you like mole but hate the time-consuming process, you will LOVE this sauce. It combines black beans with many of the ingredients in traditional moles. The result is a rich sauce you can use with tamales, chicken and even over scrambled eggs for breakfast. I’ve also used […]

Arroz con Garbanzos

This is another one of our favorite rice dishes.  It is simple, healthy and delicious.  A different kind of rice-and-beans dish! I like to serve this rice with vegetarian Mexican dishes because the garbanzos (chickpeas) add a bit of protein to the meal along with some texture.  And […]

Molletes

I thought I invented these!  As a kid, I would put some leftover beans on bread with cheese and salsa when I wanted a quick snack.  I didn’t know they already had a name: Molletes. This is the more traditional version, which is usually served for breakfast.  You […]

Roasted Garbanzos

I first came across a recipe for roasted garbanzos in Mark Bittman’s cookbook How to Cook Everything.  I recently came across a great blog (thegreekvegan.com) that had another version of the snack and I had to make them.  I’ve recently made crackers and pizza with garbanzo flour, so […]