Course Entrees
Difficulty Easy
Pulse Type Chickpeas
Specialty Diet Vegetarian
Nutrition 1/2 cup serving

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Chickpea and Tomato Pasta

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes


  • 1 package pasta, dry; spaghetti or bucatini
  • 2 cups tomatoes, cherry; diced
  • 2 cups chickpeas
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp butter
  • 1/2 cup basil, roughly chopped
  • salt and pepper


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook pasta according to package instructions to al dente.
  • While the pasta is cooking, melt the butter in a large skillet. Add the garlic and cook for 1 minute
  • Add the tomatoes and chickpeas and cook for two more minutes.
  • Drain the pasta, reserving 1 cup of cooking water, and add to the skillet. Toss to combine.
  • Add pasta cooking water as need to thicken sauce. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Divide pasta among 4 bowls and top with chopped basil.