Fried Chickpeas with Bacon, Ham & Chorizo, Garbanzos Fritos con Tocino, Jamon y Chorizo

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Juliann Esquivel

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@Juliann

This Cuban Chickpea dish is both delicious, satisfying so good. A true comfort food. It has a lot of flavorful ingredients such as ham, bacon, Spanish Chorizo, and diced veggies. It can be served on top of white rice or by itself with crusty bread. Either way, trust me, you will not be able to stop eating this garbanzo dish. Enjoy

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
4/6
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
30 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1/2 lb
    bacon cut in small pieces before frying
  • 2 slice
    hormel canned ham cut in small cubes, or any good breakfast ham
  • 2 large
    spanish chorizos sliced in button rounds, or use pepperoni cut small pieces
  • 1 medium
    sweet onion diced
  • 1 large
    sweet green bell pepper diced
  • 1 large
    sweet red bell pepper diced
  • 1 small
    can tomato sauce
  • 1/4 c
    red cooking wine ot red table wine
  • 1/4 c
    ketchup
  • 2 Tbsp
    worcestershire sauce
  • 1 Tbsp
    balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt and 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/4 tsp
    ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp
    dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp
    ground cumin powder
  • 1 can(s)
    drained chickpeas
  • 2 tsp
    cilantro diced
  • 4 clove
    fresh garlic smashed or put through garlic press

How to Make Fried Chickpeas with Bacon, Ham & Chorizo, Garbanzos Fritos con Tocino, Jamon y Chorizo

Step-by-Step

  1. In a hot skillet fry bacon pieces but not until crisp. Fry until cooked but still soft do not let it get crispy. Remove from pan into a seperate dish.
  2. Next in the hot bacon drippings add the onion, peppers, garlic, cilantro, ham, and Spanish chorizo or pepperoni. Saute all until the onions and peppers are limp.
  3. Next deglaze with the wine stirring well add the chickpeas,the bacon and continue to saute for about another minute.
  4. Now add the tomato sauce, ketchup, worcestershire sauce, vinegar, and the seasonings; oregano, cumin, salt, pepper, and garlic powder. Stir well continue sauteing over medium low heat until your sauce is somewhat thick. Chickpeas should have a thick sauce and not be soupy or watery. This recipe does not take any water. Continue to stir and cook over a low flame for about 30 minutes. Taste for seasoning salt, then serve over white rice or alone with crusty Cuban or French bread. Pass the table wine Enjoy

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About Fried Chickpeas with Bacon, Ham & Chorizo, Garbanzos Fritos con Tocino, Jamon y Chorizo

Course/Dish: Other Side Dishes, Pork
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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