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These Cilantro Lime Braised Chickpeas are simple, delicious and veggie-packed. Made in a dairy-free cream sauce and served over rice!

These Cilantro Lime Braised Chickpeas are simple, delicious and veggie-packed. Made in a dairy-free cream sauce and served over rice | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #easyvegandinners #quickdinnerideas

Sometimes you just need a simple, delicious and veggie-packed recipe to eat throughout the week. And these Cilantro Lime Braised Chickpeas are that! These are simple to make and loaded with great flavors. They are served over rice for a quick vegan weeknight dinner or meal prepped lunch!

Step One: Prep the Veggies

Good news! The most time intensive part of this recipe is chopping veggies. And even those don’t take too long. I’m telling you this recipe is simple!

Here is what we’re chopping:

These Cilantro Lime Braised Chickpeas are simple, delicious and veggie-packed. Made in a dairy-free cream sauce and served over rice | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #easyvegandinners #quickdinnerideas

Step Two: Braising

Now, let’s get to the cooking. This will only take 20 minutes to put together once everything is in the skillet!

Heat some oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, jalapeño, garlic & dry seasonings and cook down for a couple minutes.

Pour in non-dairy milk, veggie bouillon, salsa verde, green chiles and chickpeas. Stir and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.

These Cilantro Lime Braised Chickpeas are simple, delicious and veggie-packed. Made in a dairy-free cream sauce and served over rice | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #easyvegandinners #quickdinnerideas

Step Three: Serve

Once the chickpeas & veggies have cooked down, add in lime zest, lime juice and cilantro. This will give you a bunch of freshness!

Add hot rice to each bowl and top with the chickpeas and veggies. I like to add more cilantro and have a couple of lime wedges ready to go on the side. It also wouldn’t hurt to have some tortilla chips on the side for dipping.

When it comes to leftovers, these are amazing! I like to load the leftovers in glass containers for easy on-the-go lunches. Just pop in the microwave for a couple minutes and you are ready to eat!

These Cilantro Lime Braised Chickpeas are simple, delicious and veggie-packed. Made in a dairy-free cream sauce and served over rice | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #easyvegandinners #quickdinnerideas

Cilantro Lime Braised Chickpeas

Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes
These Cilantro Lime Braised Chickpeas are simple, delicious and veggie-packed. Made in a dairy-free cream sauce and served over rice!
5 from 6 ratings

Ingredients

Equipment

Instructions
 

  • Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add the onion, bell pepper, jalapeño, garlic & dry seasonings and cook down for a couple minutes.
  • Pour in the milk, bouillon, salsa verde, chiles and chickpeas. Stir and bring to a boil. Lower the heat and simmer for 15 minutes.
  • And the lime juice & zest from 1 lime and 1/2 of the cilantro. Stir to combine, taste and adjust seasonings as needed.
  • To serve, add rice to each bowl and top with the chickpeas & more cilantro. Serve with lime wedges on the side.

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Calories: 457kcal, Carbohydrates: 69g, Protein: 16g, Fat: 14g
Cuisine: Mexican
Course: Main Course
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These Cilantro Lime Braised Chickpeas are simple, delicious and veggie-packed. Made in a dairy-free cream sauce and served over rice | ThisSavoryVegan.com #thissavoryvegan #easyvegandinners #quickdinnerideas