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Chickpea and Rice Casserole

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Chickpea and Rice Casserole
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  • 2 tablespoons olive or vegetable oil
  • 1 large onion
  • 1/2 green pepper
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 8-ounce can stewed tomatoes
  • 1/4 teaspoon basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 20-ounce can chickpeas, drained
  • 3 cups cooked brown rice
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • black or green olives for garnish


Heat oven to 350 degrees F. Heat oil over medium heat; add onion, green pepper, and garlic. Cook until soft, about 8 minutes. Add tomatoes, basil, oregano, chickpeas, and rice. Mix well, season to taste, and turn into greased 2-quart casserole. Top with cheese and olives. Bake just until heated, about 30 minutes.
Updated Monday, April 5th, 2010

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