Chickpea Orzo Pasta

Number of Servings: 4 (220 g)
Active Time: 5 Minutes
Total Time: 30 Minutes

If you don’t have time to slow-roast the broccoli and chickpeas, steam them quickly and add the seasonings at the end. Curry powders vary in the strength of their flavor, so be sure to start with less and season to taste.


  • 1/2 pound orzo pasta, cooked
  • 1 (15 ounce) can no-salt-added chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 3 cups broccoli florets
  • 2 teaspoons curry powder
  • freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 1 cup pine nuts, toasted


1. Preheat oven to 375 F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

2. Toss broccoli and chickpeas with olive oil, curry powder, garlic powder, salt and pepper. Roast 25-30 minutes.

3. Combine orzo with roasted broccoli and chickpeas. Stir in lemon juice, adding more to taste. Top with pine nuts.

Nutrition Facts

4 servings per container

Serving Size 220 g

Amount per serving
Calories 545
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 29g 37%
Saturated Fat 2.5g 13%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 12.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 9g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 340mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 59g 21%
Dietary Fiber 8g 29%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 41g
Protein 17g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 59.4mg 4%
Iron 5.2mg 30%
Potassium 635mg 15%
Vitamin A 80.9mcg 10%
Vitamin C 52.9mg 60%
Vitamin E 4.2mg 25%
Vitamin K 21.2mcg 20%
Thiamin 0.6mg 50%
Riboflavin 0.3mg 25%
Niacin 6.3mg 40%
Vitamin B6 0.4mg 25%
Folate 237.5mcg 59%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 0mcg 0%
Chloride 13.3mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.6mg 20%
Phosphorus 427mg 35%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 172.3mg 40%
Zinc 4.1mg 35%
Selenium 3.6mcg 8%
Copper 0.9mg 90%
Manganese 3.7mg 160%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 60.5mcg 130%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Garbanzo Beans (garbanzo Beans, Water, Salt, Disodium Edta), Orzo Pasta (duram Semolina Wheat Flour, Niacin, Ferrous Sulfate, Thiamin Mononitrate, Riboflavin And Folic Acid), Broccoli, Pine Nuts, Lemon Juice, Olive Oil, Curry Powder (spices, Turmeric, Garlic, Silicon Dioxide), Garlic Powder, Salt.

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