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Monday, November 14, 2011

Chickpeas Pasta

(Nohutlu Makarna)

Chickpeas Pasta
2 servings of mini bow tie pasta

1/3 cup chickpeas, in can, rinsed
1 small onion, sliced
1 tomato, peeled, diced
5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
2 tbsp crushed tomato, in can
1 tsp red pepper paste
1/2 tsp red pepper paste, hot
1/2 tsp cumin

Boil the pasta with salty water following the instructions on the package, drain.

Meanwhile, saute the onion, salt and pepper for about 3-4 minutes. Add the rest of the ingredients. Cook until the pasta is boiled at medium-low heat and drain. Add the pasta into the pot, stir.

Serve the Chickpeas Pasta with Ayran or plain yogurt:)



At 3:05 PM, Anonymous Anonymous said...

Do you boil and drain the pasta separately before mixing the other ingredients or do you cook it with the chickpeas in the same pot?

At 3:27 PM, Blogger Binnur said...

First, boil the pasta with salty water, then, drain. Toss with the cooked chickpeas into the pot.


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