Chickpea

Price: $ 3.90

Cicer anetinum

Attractive bushy plant with small feathery leaves and pretty flowers.  Each seed pod contains 2 or 3 peas.  The pods can be harvested young and used as a soy-free edamame equivalent. - blanch and toss with sea salt and sesame oil. The peas are high in protein and can be cooked and used in stews and salads or ground into flour.  Needs a long growing season. Can be a useful nitrogen fixing ground cover through summer.  Punnet of approx 8 plants.

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