Chickpeas with Fresh Tomatoes


INGREDIENTS (for 4 people):
1 Onion
300g or 2 cup of Dry Chick Peas
5 – 6 Tomatoes (the type that you prefer)
3 Spoon of extra virgin olive oil
Salt
Black Pepper

PREPARATION TIME: the chickpeas should stay almost 12-14 hour in water

COOKING TIME: 1 hour

WINE: Nardò Rosso Doc (Red Wine)

PREPARATION
The day before the preparation of this delicious Italian recipes that has as main ingredients the chickpeas you should remember to place the chick peas in a bowl and cover them with water.

Chickpeas with Fresh Tomatoes

Leave the chickpeas for almost 12-14 hour in water and then cooked them by using the pressure cooker. I usually cook 300 g of chickpeas with 500 ml of not salted water for 40-50 minutes according to your taste. I usually prefer firmer chickpeas so I cook them for 40 minutes. While the chickpeas cook, chop the onion and cut the fresh tomatoes in small pieces.

Chickpeas with Fresh Tomatoes

When the chickpeas are almost cooked, preheat the extra virgin olive oil in a pan, add the onion and the tomatoes and let them brown.

Chickpeas with Fresh Tomatoes

Add the chickpeas, sauté them for 5 minutes.
Mix all together, sprinkle with salt and pepper and let them cook for other 10-15 minute in order to mix well the taste of chickpeas with that of fresh tomatoes.

Chickpeas with Fresh Tomatoes

Serve chickpeas warm.
BUON APPETITO!
Chickpeas with Fresh Tomatoes

FROM
http://www.italian-food-recipes.net

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