Chickpeas with Broccoli Rabe & Vegan Bacon

Chickpeas with Broccoli Rabe and Vegan Bacon

1 lb Broccoli Rabe trimmed & cut into 1 in’ pieces

1 Tbsp Olive Oil

6 slices Vegan Bacon chopped

1 C. chopped onion

1/2 tsp dried oregano

1/8 tsp crushed red pepper

6 garlic cloves crushed

1-15oz can chickpeas rinsed & drained

1/4 tsp salt

1/4 tsp black pepper

2 oz. Vegan mozzarella (I recommend daiya brand)

  1. Cook broccoli rabe in a large pot of boiling water 2 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  2. Sear the vegan bacon in a small skillet for 1-2 mins on each side.

  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat or wok. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add Vegan bacon; sauté 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Stir in onion, oregano, and red pepper; sauté 4 minutes or until onion begins to soften, stirring occasionally. Add garlic; sauté 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add chickpeas; sauté 1 minute. Stir in broccoli rabe, salt, and black pepper; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated, tossing to combine. Place about 1 1/2 cups chickpea mixture on each of 4 plates; shave 1/2 ounce cheese evenly over each serving.

9 responses to “Chickpeas with Broccoli Rabe & Vegan Bacon

  1. Pingback: Back from Down Under..Chickpeas are the Best! …who woulda thought?.. « Plant Based Diet Adventures

  2. Hi, you have a really interesting blog. I’m not vegan but am definitely a vegetable person! But what exactly is vegan bacon? I don’t think I’ve ever seen that here in Canada.

  3. petit4chocolatier

    Vegan bacon sounds so much better than regular! This sounds so good!

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