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Three Cheese Baked Chickpeas

  • Author: Kristin Dovbniak
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: 4-6 1x



1 tbsp olive oil

1/2 cup diced onion

2 cloves garlic, minced

3 cups (2 cans) chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1 tbsp Italian seasoning

1/2 tsp sea salt

1 1/2 cups marinara sauce

1/2 cup ricotta cheese

1/2 cup shredded mozzarella cheese

1/4 cup shredded parmesan cheese

parsley to top


  1. Preheat oven to 400. Heat olive oil to medium in a large sautee pan.

  2. Add onion and cook until turning translucent. Stir in garlic for 10-15 seconds.

  3. Stir in chickpeas and season with Italian seasoning and sea salt. Cook for 1-2 minutes to allow to season.

  4. Remove from heat and stir in ricotta and marinara. Taste, adding more cheese if your marinara is acidic.

  5. Pour into a casserole dish and top with mozzarella and parmesan. Bake for 20 minutes, broiling for the last 2-3 until cheese is bubbly.

  6. Serve topped with chopped parsley.