Goya Chick Peas (15.5 oz. ea., 8 pk.)
About this item
- Goya garbanzo beans, or chickpeas
- Loaded with protein and fiber
- Favorite for hummus, bean salads, soups and stews
- Easy-open lid which eliminates a can opener
Goya® Chick Peas (15.5 oz. ea., 8 pk.) are a superstar in the pantry and in the kitchen because of their versatility, nutrition and affordability. Goya chickpeas provide a potent blast of protein and fiber in a healthy and tasty little powerhouse of a legume. The nutty umami-filled flavor is ideal as a dip (homemade hummus), topping (mixed or chopped salad), soup (rich and thickening) or seasoning addition (atop stewed chicken).
What Are Chickpeas Nutrition Facts?
Many people turn to chickpeas for protein content in a vegetarian-friendly package. They are also high in fiber, which means they are a source of complex carbohydrates, provide long-lasting energy and promote digestive health.
How Much Protein Is in Peas?
Goya peas, in this case, Goya Chick Peas, contain 21 grams of protein per can. As compared to other peas or legumes, this is a potent and healthy dose of protein. It also contains amino acids that form the building blocks of protein and are vital for your body to absorb the protein that is hidden within the chickpeas.
What Can I Cook with Chickpeas?
Goya Chick Peas make a variety of delicious dishes, both Latin-inspired and not. An unusual and often overlooked use for chickpeas is the crispy roasted version cooked in your oven. They make a delicious and crunchy snack that is a healthy alternative to popcorn or potato chips. It also makes a surprising and unexpected topping for soup or salad, adding a little crunch to each bite.
Are Goya Chick Peas Ready to Eat?
Yes, these cans are ready to eat and no preparation is required. However, you may prefer to heat them, puree them or toast them as desired for your specific dish and specific tastes. The beans are packed submerged in water to preserve their flavor, moisture and density and to maintain freshness. They are guaranteed fresh for three years from the packing date. The cans feature easy-open peel-off lids so a can opener is not required. Just grab a fork or spoon and try a bite, sometimes you won't be able to help yourself.