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Chickpeas in Tomato & Eggplant Sauce

A basic tomato based sauce with chick peas and eggplants. Great over brown rice.



  1. Boil soaked chick peas in slightly salted water. Drain and cool when done.
  2. Peel garlic. Chop onions. Dice tomatoes and eggplant.
  3. Heat one tbsp of olive oil in a saucepan. Add garlic and cook till slightly brown. Add onions and cook till brown.
  4. Add tomatoes and sauté a while. Add eggplant and cook on medium heat. After two minutes cover the saucepan and cook for another 6 minutes. Open lid and add salt and pepper to taste. Cook till desired consistency of gravy.
  5. Add chickpeas and a little bit of water (about 6 tablespoons} Stir well and cook till water is dried up.
  6. Serve over brown rice.
  7. Note: you could use a dash of basil or any other herb you like.
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Nutrition summary:

There are 374 calories in 1 serving of Chickpeas in Tomato & Eggplant Sauce.
Calorie break-down: 21% fat, 62% carbs, 17% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 84
Calories 374
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 9.28g 14%
  Saturated Fat 1.212g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 2.751g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 4.367g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 810mg 34%
Potassium 1466mg  
Total Carbohydrate 61.04g 20%
  Dietary Fiber 17.2g 69%
  Sugars 17.95g  
Protein 16.67g  
Vitamin A 52% Vitamin C 78%
Calcium 13% Iron 30%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Nutrition Values are based on USDA Nutrient Database SR18
of RDI*
(374 calories)
19% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (62%)
Fat (21%)
Protein (17%)
Carbohydrates, 61.04g (62%) Fat, 9.28g (21%) Protein, 16.67g (17%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories

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