*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                            CHICKPEAS ITALIENNE
 
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 Serving Size  : 4    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Main Dish                        Vegetarian
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2   c            Dried chick peas, soaked*
    1       tb           Olive oil
    1       md           Onion, chopped
    2       ea           Garlic cloves, crushed
   14       oz           Canned tomatoes, chopped**
    1       sm           Can tomato paste
    1       t            Basil
    1       t            Oregano
    1       d            Cinnamon
    2       tb           Parsley
                         Salt & pepper to taste
 
   Rinse chickpeas, place in fresh water & cook for 50
   minutes or till tender.
   Heat oil in large pot & saute onions & garlic for a
   few minutes.  Add the tomatoes & tomato paste.  Bring
   to a boil, lower heat & add the rest of the
   ingredients.  Simmer for about 10 minutes or until the
   sauce has thickened.
   Serve with mashed potatoes & green vegetables or pasta
   or rice. *  Or substitute one large can of chickpeas,
   rinse well before using. ** Or use one pound of fresh
   tomatoes, diced
  
 
 
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