Garbanzo Beans
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Also known as Chickpeas, Garbanzo Beans are used in many cuisines including Middle Eastern, Mediterranean, and European.

Season

Garbanzo Beans peak season is April-September.

Availability

Garbanzo Beans are available April through September.

Cultivation

Production

Varieties

Purchasing

When purchasing fresh Garbanzo Beans, purchase ones that are enclosed in their light green shell. Any shells that are brown/dark green in color and the shell isn’t completely sealed, is an indicator fresh shelling beans are old.

Storage

Fresh Garbanzo Beans last 3-6 days (refrigerated) and 2-3 months (frozen).

Culinary Uses

Portion Size

Allow 5-10 Garbanzo Beans per person.

Substitutes

Lima Beans

Nutritional Value

Nutritional Value USDA
CHICKPEAS (GARBANZO BNS,BENGAL GM),MATURE SEEDS,RAW
Amount Per 100g
Calories 364
%Daily Value*
 
9%
Total Fat 6g
0%
Saturated Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 1g
0%
Cholesterol 0mg
1%
Sodium 24mg
18%
Potassium 875mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate 60g
68%
Dietary Fiber 17g
Sugars 10g
Protein 19g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Nutrition

Gluten Free

Yes

Low Fat

Yes

Low Calorie

Yes