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Often referred to as garbanzo beans, chickpeas are the most consumed bean in the world. Round and firm, they have a bold, nutty flavor. Chickpeas are the base for hummus and make a filling addition to salads and stews. For a quick weeknight meal, toss them in pasta with spinach and Italian sausage.

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