Sazón Chickpeas with Blistered Tomatoes
Catherine Perez, MS, RD
1⁄2 cup chickpeas 1⁄2 cup cherry tomatoes 1 ear of corn, kernels removed, or fire-roasted corn 1 tsp chili garlic sauce ̈1⁄2 tsp sazón (found in the international section of the grocery store) Pinch of garlic powder Zest of 1 lime
Juice of 1 lime ̈Salt and pepper, to taste 1⁄4 cup water (as needed to prevent sticking)
• Add cherry tomatoes and allow to heat through for about 2-3 minutes.
• Add in chickpeas and corn along with seasonings and sauté until fragrant on low to medium heat, allowing tomatoes to burst, about 3-4 minutes. If food sticks, add a splash of water to deglaze the pan.
• Before removing from heat, squeeze lime juice over the top and add lime zest.Toss to combine and season with salt to taste before serving.