Savory Garbanzo Beans with Vegetables

Slow cooked savory garbanzo beans that are stir with vegetables – a wonderful side dish.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 4 hr 30 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
lb dried garbanzo beans (2 cups), sorted, rinsed
5 1/2
cups water
1
teaspoon salt
1/2
teaspoon pepper
2
tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
2
cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1
cup shredded carrots (1 1/2 medium)
4
medium green onions, thinly sliced (1/4 cup)
2
cloves garlic, finely chopped
2
tablespoons lemon juice
1
to 2 tablespoons prepared horseradish
2
teaspoons yellow mustard

  • 1 In 4- to 5-quart slow cooker, place beans, water, salt and pepper.
  • 2 Cover; cook on High heat setting 4 to 5 hours.
  • 3 In 12-inch skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Cook mushrooms, carrots, onions and garlic in oil about 5 minutes, stirring occasionally, until vegetables are tender. Stir vegetables into beans. Stir in remaining ingredients.
  • 4 Cover; cook on High heat setting 15 minutes to blend flavors.

Expert Tips

Want to make this even easier? Use a drained 8-ounce can of sliced mushrooms can be used instead of the fresh mushrooms. Skip the sautéing in step 3 and just add the canned mushrooms, carrots, onions and garlic to the cooked beans. Stir in a tablespoon of olive oil for added flavor.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
250
(
Calories from Fat
60),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
7g
7%
(Saturated Fat
1g,
1%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
330mg
330%;
Total Carbohydrate
36g
36%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
  Sugars
3g
3%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
50%;
Vitamin C
6%;
Calcium
8%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 1/2 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.