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Chickpea Parmesan Pasta Recipe (Vegetarian, High Fiber/Protein)

This Chickpea Parmesan Pasta recipe is a simple & delicious 20-minute vegetarian meal. With hearty chickpeas, salty parmesan, and olive oil. A fantastic and inexpensive meatless recipe that is high in fiber and flavor.

This fantastic pasta makes a quick lunch or dinner, and is a great pantry staple recipe. Serve with a giant chopped salad and some crusty garlic bread for a complete dinner.

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This parmesan chickpea pasta is another work from home lunch favorite! It’s ready in 20 minutes, and you can make it completely with pantry staple ingredients and any fresh herbs or veggies you have on hand. 

Chickpeas are one of my favorite vegetarian pantry staples, and are high in fiber and protein. They are a great budget-friendly choice to include on your next grocery list. I love adding them to pasta with some parm and parsley for flavor.

This Parmesan Chickpea Pasta Recipe Is

  • Easy
  • Hearty
  • Tasty
  • Satisfying
  • Made with Pantry Ingredients
  • Vegetarian
  • High in Fiber and Protein

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Budget Friendly Chickpea & Pasta Recipes

I love how inexpensive this chickpea parmesan pasta is to make! This recipe uses a lot of ingredients you would have in your dry pantry or cupboards – most of which you probably have on hand. Keeping a well-stocked pantry makes it easy to come up with delicious and healthy meals using a few staples you can rotate. 

I made a list of my Top 125 Plant-Based Pantry Staples that always keep stocked. And you can check out all my favorite pantry staple ingredients in my Amazon shop here.  By stocking up on healthy whole ingredients you can cook delicious recipes without a trip to the store!

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How Do I Make This Macaroni Bean Pasta Recipe?

  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the macaroni, and cook to package instructions. Drain and place the macaroni back in the pot. Place the pot back on the stove over low heat.
  2. Add the chickpeas, olive oil, and lemon juice to the macaroni. Stir well to combine, and cook on low heat for 2-3 minutes until the chickpeas are warmed through.
  3. Add the parmesan cheese and parsley, and stir well to combine for 1 minute until cheese has just melted.
  4. Garnish with extra parmesan or parsley, and serve hot!

 

Easy Work from Home Lunches and Meals

This bean and parmesan pasta is what I call an Work From Home Meal – which is on your table in under 30 minutes.  These quick and simple recipes are perfect for those days when you want a healthy homecooked meal but don’t want to spend hours in the kitchen.

I have a whole section of The Herbeevore dedicated to Easy Weeknight Meals, that are great for the whole family. From soups and stews, to pastas and proteins – a healthy meal can be on your table in no time.  Even faster than ordering out!

More Inexpensive Chickpea Recipes You’ll Love!

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Greek Chickpea Soup Recipe (Vegetarian/Vegan, Gluten Free)

Dark Chocolate Hummus Recipe (Vegan, Gluten Free, High Protein)

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Chickpea Parmesan Pasta

The Herbeevore
This Chickpea Parmesan Pasta recipe is a simple & delicious 20-minute vegetarian meal. With hearty chickpeas, salty parmesan, and olive oil. A fantastic and inexpensive meatless recipe that is high in fiber and flavor.
5 from 2 votes
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Dinner, Lunch, Pasta
Cuisine American, Italian
Servings 4 servings
Calories 359 kcal

Equipment

  • Large Pot

Ingredients
  

Instructions
 

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the macaroni, and cook to package instructions. Drain and place the macaroni back in the pot. Place the pot back on the stove over low heat.
  • Add the chickpeas, olive oil, and lemon juice to the macaroni. Stir well to combine, and cook on low heat for 2-3 minutes until the chickpeas are warmed through.
  • Add the parmesan cheese and parsley, and stir well to combine for 1 minute until cheese has just melted.
  • Garnish with extra parmesan or parsley, and serve hot!

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Nutrition

Calories: 359kcalCarbohydrates: 57gProtein: 14gFat: 8gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gCholesterol: 5mgSodium: 393mgPotassium: 330mgFiber: 6gSugar: 2gVitamin A: 701IUVitamin C: 13mgCalcium: 113mgIron: 2mg
Keyword chickpea macaroni, chickpea noodles, chickpea parmesan pasta, garbanzo bean pasta, grabanzo noodles, parmesan chickpea pasta
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  • 8 ounces pasta, I used macaroni
  • 1 14-ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese
  • 1/2 cup fresh parsley, chopped

 

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