Spanish Garbanzos

"I first tried this recipe while traveling in Chile. I later found that it originated in Spain and migrated over to Chile. The Chilean version is a little different than the original Spanish one but I personally prefer it. Be prepared - it's a rich dish and rather time consuming, but perfect for a cold winter evening."
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Ready In:
3hrs 30mins




  • Place the garbanzo beans, bacon and onion in a stockpot. Cover with two inches of water. Bring to a boil, turn heat down and simmer until the garbanzo beans are just starting to get tender (about 1 to 1 1/2 hours).
  • Add pork chunks and linquica chunks to the pot. Add more water to cover the contents to about 1 inch above. Stir, cover the pot and simmer until the meat is done (1 to 1 1/2 hours). Add more water during cooking, if necessary) to keep it about 1 inch above contents.
  • Add salt and pepper to taste. Add the rice to the pot with 2 more cups of water and stir. Place the cabbage on top, sprinkle with Tabasco sauce, cover and simmer for 30 minutes. Let sit off heat for 20 minutes before serving.
  • Serve with a bottle of Tabasco sauce and a bowl of olive oil on the table. A loaf of good crusty French bread and a nice red wine makes an unforgettable meal.

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  1. I usually don't rate before tasting.but this recipe is correct and shoul turn out perfectly.


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