Gigandes or chickpeas - What do Greeks prefer?

gigandes chickpeas

Legumes are not only nutritious, they are also very tasty. It is a plant-based protein, very important for those who follow a vegetarian diet or generally avoid meat.

So the Viber Poll was between two of our favourites legumes: chickpeas or gigandes. And as your responses showed, your opinions were quite divided.

However, in the end, the gigandes prevailed by a small margin, collecting a percentage of 56% compared to the 44% collected by the chickpeas.

Both of these legumes are favourites for vegetarians. We're giving you recipes for both as they came close to a tie.

Gigantes Plaki (Greek Baked Beans with Feta)

Authentic & Homemade Hummus from Scratch

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