Also known as “chickpeas”, garbanzo beans provide you with protein, fiber, zinc and folate. Once cooked, garbanzo beans can be eaten in cold in salads, or warm in stews.
Cooked garbanzo beans can be pureed with olive oil, garlic and tahini to make a delicious hummus spread.
Tolerant of cold soils and light frosts. The 2 foot plants with ornamental purple flowers bear abundant two-seeded pods resembling beach peas with tan medium-sized beans.