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Vitacost Garbanzo Beans - Non-GMO and Gluten Free -- 16 oz (454 g)

Hailed for their starring role in hummus garbanzo beans—also called chickpeas—add a creamy texture and mild nutty flavor to your favorite salads soups and spreads. Organic & non-GMO. No additives or preservatives. Gluten free & vegan. Use in salads soups and creamy spreads. Combine with fresh garlic lemon juice salt and tahini to make hummus. 9 grams of protein + 8 grams of dietary fiber per ¼ cup. No cholesterol. Everyone knows garbanzo beans make a great hummus when pureed with garlic lemon juice salt and tahini – but there's more to this rotund legume than meets the pita chip.  . Did you know that garbanzo beans (or chickpeas as they're commonly called) have been cultivated for thousands of years? Over the centuries they've been consumed in a variety of forms – raw roasted cooked boiled pureed and even brewed into a coffee-like drink.  . Garbanzo beans are packed with plant-powered nutrition – just one ¼-cup serving provides 8 grams of filling fiber and 9 grams of satisfying protein; it’s no surprise that these legumes are beloved by vegetarians dieters and foodies alike. .  . Get cookin'!  . Soak overnight rinse and combine 1 cup garbanzo beans with 4 cups water (enough to cover the beans completely) in a large pot. Bring to a boil reduce heat and simmer for 80-90 minutes.  . Once cooked there are many ways to enjoy garbanzos: . Use as topping for salad. Add to your favorite savory soup or stew. Drizzle with coconut oil honey and cinnamon and roast in the oven. Make falafel! Compare to name brands. If you like Arrowhead Mills® Organic Garbanzo Beans you’ll go crazy for this version from Vitacost®.  . About Vitacost. Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP).
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3 out of 3(100%)customers recommend this product.
Customer reviews for Vitacost Garbanzo Beans - Non-GMO and Gluten Free -- 16 oz (454 g)
Review 1 for Vitacost Garbanzo Beans - Non-GMO and Gluten Free -- 16 oz (454 g)
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Kmangia
Much better tasting than canned garbanzos
 February 19, 2015
"Soak overnight and good to go. Not much more I can say about beans except the price is good with Vitacost brand."
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Review 2 for Vitacost Garbanzo Beans - Non-GMO and Gluten Free -- 16 oz (454 g)
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Arielzhazeleyez
fromSomewhere over the rainbow
Age:18-24
Gender:Female
NON GMO and CHEAPEST PRICE
 December 31, 2014
"Once you boil it, it is soooo good. I've been a bean person but I cook it then puree it for a alternative to mashys and I serve it with peas YUM"
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Review 3 for Vitacost Garbanzo Beans - Non-GMO and Gluten Free -- 16 oz (454 g)
Overall rating:
4 / 5
4 / 5
amymck
Delicious chickpeas
 November 12, 2014
"I like the fact they are non-GMO. Delicious chickpeas once cooked"
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