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Pasta e Ceci- Pasta with Chickpeas

Pasta with Chickpeas -Pasta e Ceci made with Cooked Chickpeas,Small Pasta,Garlic and Tomato Paste- Instant Pot & Stove Top instructions.
Course Main Course
Cuisine Italian
Keyword Pasta with Chickpeas
Prep Time 1 minute
Cook Time 5 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 385kcal



  • 16 ounces Cooked Chickpeas
  • 8 ounces Pasta Elbow or Macaroni
  • 1 tablespoon Olive Oil
  • 3 tablespoon Tomato Paste
  • 5-6 Garlic
  • 3 Cups Vegetable Broth or Water


Instant Pot Method

  • Heat the instant pot using SAUTE button.
  • Add Oil and Garlic.Cook for 5-10 seconds.Add the tomato paste.Saute.
  • To this, add dried herbs, salt and water.Deglaze the pan.
  • Add cooked Chickpeas & Pasta.Cancel Saute.
  • Close the lid, select PRESSURE COOK on HIGH.Set the time to 3 minutes.
  • Let the pressure release naturally for 5 minutes.Quick Release after.
  • Garnish with any fresh herb and parmesan Cheese.

Stove Top Version

  • Heat a pan on medium heat.
  • Add oil and garlic.Let it sizzle.Add Tomato paste. Saute.
  • To this, add dried herbs, salt and 2 tablespoon of pasta water.
  • Add the cooked pasta and chickpeas.Mix everything.
  • Garnish with any fresh herb and parmesan Cheese.


Serving: 1cup | Calcium: 67mg | Sugar: 7.5g | Fiber: 9.3g | Calories: 385kcal | Saturated Fat: 1g | Fat: 6.8g | Protein: 18g | Carbohydrates: 63.2g | Iron: 5mg