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Now let's get cooking!
~ Garbanzos Guisados ~
~ Ingredients ~
- 2 cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
- 1/2 medium onion, finely diced
- 1/2 green bell pepper, finely diced
- 1/2 red bell pepper, finely diced
- 5 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tbsp brown sugar or maple syrup (optional)
- Juice of one lime
- 1 tbsp tomato paste
- 2 tbsp low sodium soy sauce
- 1/2 cup vegetable broth
- 1 1/2 tsp Loisa Sazón
- 1/2 tsp Loisa Adobo
- 1/2 tsp black pepper
- 1/2 tsp oregano
- 3-4 sprigs cilantro, roughly chopped
~ Instructions ~
- Add chickpeas to a bowl and add sugar, tomato paste, adobo, sazón, pepper, and oregano and top with veggies.
- Toss to combine and then add lime juice and soy sauce.
- Gently toss together and allow to sit and marinate for 30 mins.
- Heat up a pan to medium heat and pour chickpea mixture into the pan.
- Sauté and allow to cook for about 6-8 minutes while stirring.
- Add vegetable broth and bring to a low simmer to allow the sauce to thicken about 4-5 minutes. If the pan gets dry add a little water.
- Stir to combine and serve as desired.