Top Engine 2 Recipes: Cheezy Chickpeas

Loaded up with greens and served over cooked brown rice, whole wheat pasta, baked potatoes or your favorite grain, this easy-to-prepare recipe is sure to please even the pickiest of eaters (that includes kids!).

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Engine 2 Cheezy Chickpeas


  • 1 15-ounce can no salt added or low sodium chickpeas (do not drain and rinse!)
  • 1/2 cup nutritional yeast
  • 1 teaspoons Bragg liquid aminos
  • 1 tablespoon whole wheat flour


Drain the liquid from the canned chickpeas into a small saucepan. Add the Bragg liquid aminos, then whisk in the nutritional yeast and whole wheat flour until well combined. Simmer on medium heat until mixture thickens, stirring constantly. Remove from heat, add chickpeas and stir to cover.

Serve over cooked brown rice, baked potatoes, whole wheat pasta or your favorite grain – and load it up with some fresh or steamed greens!

Servings: 2