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Herbed Chickpea Pancake (Inspired By Socca & Farinata)

These chickpea pancakes are inspired by socca or farinata, dishes found in Nice, France and Genoa, Italy. They are super easy to whip up and delicious!
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Herbed Chickpea Pancake (Inspired By Socca & Farinata)

Recipe Type: Appetizers
YIELDS4 pancakes
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  • 1/2 cup chickpea flour
  • 1/2 tsp dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup + 1 tbsp water
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 1 tsp avocado oil (plus more for pan)
  • to taste red pepper flakes (for garnish)
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  1. In a bowl, mix the chickpea flour, thyme, oregano, and salt
  2. Add the water and avocado oil, whisking until smooth (no clumps)
  3. In a skillet over medium heat, warm up about a teaspoon of avocado or coconut oil. Pour a quarter of the chickpea mixture until a 6-inch pancake forms. Once cooked through (about 3-4 minutes), flip the pancake and cook the other side. Repeat for the rest of the chickpea batter
  4. Once the pancakes are plated, top with the lemon juice and garnish with the red pepper flakes. Enjoy!


Photo: Zeina Amhaz

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