Macaroni with Mushrooms and Chickpeas!!!


Ingredients:

29 oz. can of chickpeas – drained
1 quart of button mushrooms – sliced
5 cloves of garlic – chopped
1 bunch of fresh Italian parsley – chopped
1 bunch of scallions – chopped
¾ cup of chicken broth
¼ cup of wine
1 tablespoon of butter
Dash of salt
Black pepper
Red pepper flakes
Fresh grated Romano cheese
Olive oil
1 lb. of your favorite macaroni

Heat a large frying pan with a drizzle of olive oil. Add the chickpeas and mushrooms. Sauté the chickpeas and mushrooms on a medium to gentle heat, for a minute or two, until the mushrooms get a slightly rich and healthy color.

Add the scallions, garlic and parsley and continue to sauté for another minute or two.

Add the wine and the chicken broth. Add the butter and seasonings to taste. Continue to sauté on a gentle heat.

Prepare the macaroni as directed.

Drizzle olive oil on a serving platter and plate the macaroni. Add the mushrooms and chickpeas. Top with a drizzle of olive oil, red pepper flakes and fresh grated Romano cheese.

This is a gourmet meal without the gourmet price!

With Love,

Catherine
xo
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25 comments:

  1. Dear Catherine, tomorrow I will try to cook your recipe with chickpeas.
    Blessings!!

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  2. Wow great recipe. I have never used chickpeas in pasta. I dont like them much, but this seems very interesting

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  3. Catherine, you always have the best pasta dishes - I think you could write a cookbook and call it 101 Delcious Pasta Recipes! It would be a best seller!

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  4. Ohh God, my tummy was making some noises when i look at your macaroni...I guess she loves it!!!I'm sure of it!

    Kisses,
    Rita

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  5. This DOES look gourmet, Catherine! anne

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  6. This looks like a filling and tasty pasta dish. Chickpeas and mushrooms together sound very interesting.

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  7. I'm slowly but surely coming around to mushrooms...this looks great!

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  8. I love mushrooms but have never put chickpeas in with my pasta. I'm going to have to change my ways because this looks delicious!

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  9. Catherine,this sounds great. I have a pasta recipe that uses kidney beans, so I know the bean and pasta combo works.I'll have to give this a try. I hope you have a great day. Blessings...Mary

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  10. I am big fan of mushrooms & chickpeas, but I have never tried chickpeas in a pasta! Sounds very interesting and tasty... Thanks for sharing!

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  11. YUM! Looks so appetizing with my favorite ,mushrooms! Awesome recipe! :)

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  12. I THINK THAT CHICLPEAS AND PASTA GO SO WELL TOGETHER!
    YOU'RE ABSOLUTE GENIUS DEAR CATHERINE!
    LOVE XXX

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  13. This looks SOOOOO good! Stopped by your blog through Entrecard and glad I did. :-)

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  14. i've never had chickpeas with pasta, but this looks so delicious i think i need to try it! great dish!

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  15. Funny-I thought for sure my comment was here. Anyhow this does look tasty, putting chickpeas in here is very creative but I am sure it adds more flavor as well as texture. Definitely worth a try-yum!

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  16. Yummy recipe. Chickpeas will make it a complete meal. Delicious.

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  17. I am saving this - love everything in it - love the ease and want it! Chickpeas and mushrooms make me very happy!

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  18. I been away and missed your cooking. This looks absolutely wonderful and I love chickpeas

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  19. This sounds very good! I love both chick peas and mushrooms!

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