Most familiar canned or dried, fresh Garbanzo Beans (also known as chickpeas) are an altogether different eating experience. The nutty green beans are each enveloped in a thin, papery skin; simply sauté, steam or boil with skin on and then pop the bean out of its wrapper with a squeeze.
Beans (Garbanzo, Fresh in the Shell)
For a great finger food add a little salt and pepper; similar to an edamame pod and just as addictive! Fresh Garbanzos are a favorite of Hispanic and Middle Eastern consumers. The bean can be mashed into dip, used to make falafel or just tossed into a salad.