Cheesy Mac and Chickpeas Cheesy Mac and Chickpeas

Author: Canadian Living

When you arrive home tired and hungry after a long busy day, this easy one-pot stew featuring pantry-friendly dried pasta and cans of tomatoes and chickpeas can be pretty comforting. Serve with a crisp green salad.

  • Portion size 4 servings



In saucepan, heat oil over medium heat; cook carrots, onion and garlic, stirring occasionally, for about 7 minutes or until onions are softened and carrots are tender-crisp. Stir in tomatoes, breaking up with spoon.

Add water, dried Italian herb seasoning and hot pepper flakes; bring to boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Stir in chickpeas; cook for 15 minutes.

Increase heat to medium. Stir in pasta, salt and pepper; cook, covered and stirring often, for about 10 minutes or until pasta is tender but firm. Stir in vinegar. Serve sprinkled with cheese.

Nutritional facts <b>Per serving:</b> about

  • Sodium 990 mg
  • Protein 19 g
  • Calories 496.0
  • Total fat 12 g
  • Cholesterol 5 mg
  • Saturated fat 3 g
  • Total carbohydrate 81 g


  • Iron 26.0
  • Folate 3.0
  • Calcium 19.0
  • Vitamin A 195.0
  • Vitamin C 42.0
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Cheesy Mac and Chickpeas