Quite Possibly the Best Chickpeas

Latino Bella's Collection
Prep Time 40 mins
Cook Time 2 hrs
Total Time 2 hrs 40 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine French
Servings 4 people


  • 500 g Dried chickpeas
  • 1 medium onion thinly sliced
  • 6 pcs garlic clove crushed
  • 1/2 tsp strips lemon zest
  • 1/4 cup Latino Bella Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1/2 salt, freshly ground pepper


  • Combine chickpeas, onion, garlic, lemonzest, oil, and a couple big pinches of salt in a large pot.
  • Add 2 quarts water and stir to combine. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring occasionally and replacing any water that evaporates, until chickpeas aretender, about 2 hours.
  • Taste and season generously with salt and pepper. Let cool.
Keyword Chickpeas