Tasted: ASDA Chosen by You Chickpeas

asda chickpeas

By Veggie Tom
Hard little pellets. A sorry, tasteless excuse for a chickpea.

The product:
Chickpeas are one of the most versatile legumes on the shelves. They’re lovely if you can be bothered to cook the dried ones, but good quality canned chickpeas usually still pack enough moreish flavour and satisfying, mealy texture to prop up a whole host of great dishes.

The verdict:
These are rubbish – undercooked, hard little pellets without a great deal of flavour. They’d make excellent shotgun ammo, but they’re not great in a curry. Serviceable for houmous or falafels if you don’t have any other options. Better brands: Napolina or anything from the Indian foods aisle.

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Ingredients: Chick Peas [contains Preservative (Sulphur Dioxide)] , Water .

Can you eat it? Veggie, vegan and gluten-free.

Barcode: 5050854216473
ASDA Chosen by You Chickpeas
Hard little pellets. A sorry, tasteless excuse for a chickpea. Better brands: Napolina or anything from the Indian foods aisle. Tasted by Veggie Tom.

Not forgetting:

Barcode: 5000128723244
The Co-operative Tinned Chick Peas in Water
The taste is a small step down from the brands, but worth a punt if the price fits. Tasted by Martin Isark.

Barcode: 5060235310416
Garbanzo Bombay Firecracker Dry Roasted Chickpeas
A satisfying crunch and great spice blend make this healthier style roasted snack very moreish indeed. Tasted by Vegan Caroline.

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