Chickpeas with Chorizo

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Appears in
The Cook's Book of Everything

By Lulu Grimes

Published 2009

  • About

This combination of two emblematic ingredients of Spanish cooking — chorizo sausage and chickpeas — provides a simple but satisfying hearty tapas dish.


  • 170 g (6 oz/¾ cup) dried chickpeas
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  1. Put the chickpeas in a large bowl, cover with water and soak overnight. Drain, then put in a large saucepan with the bay leaf, cloves, cinnamon stick and stock. Cover completely with water, bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 1 hour, or until the chickpeas are tender. If they need more time, add a little more water. There should be jus