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Garbazos con Carne

Chickpeas with Ground Meat (Garbanzos con Carne Molida)

Erica Dinho
5 from 10 votes


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ cup grated onion
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • ½ pound ground beef and ground pork
  • ½ pound ground pork
  • ½ teaspoon ground cumin
  • ¼ teaspoon achiote
  • Salt and pepper
  • ½ cup beef stock
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 2 cans of chickpeas rinsed and drained
  • ¼ cup fresh cilantro


  • Heat the olive oil in a medium pan over medium-high heat. Add the onions and cook until softened, about 4 minutes.Add the garlic and cook 2 minutes more.
  • Add the ground meat, and cook until well browned, about 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Add the cumin, salt, pepper, achiote and cook, stirring for 1 minute.
  • Add in the beef stock, tomato paste and chickpeas and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium, and cook for about 20 to 25 minutes.
  • Add the cilantro and serve warm.
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