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Camellia Brand

Gordon’s Greatest Garbanzo Beans

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  • 1 (1-pound) package Camellia Brand Garbanzo Beans
  • 10 cups water
  • 1 cup green pepper, diced
  • 1 cup onion, diced
  • 1 cup celery, diced
  • 1 toe garlic, chopped
  • 1 pound ham or seasoning meat
  • Salt and pepperto taste


  1. Rinse and sort garbanzos. (Optional: Soak using your preferred method.)
  2. To a large, heavy pot, add garbanzos, water, chopped vegetables and garlic. Bring to a boil, then lower heat and simmer for 1 hour.
  3. When garbanzos are soft, add ham or seasoning meat to pot. Cook for an additional hour.
  4. Add salt and pepper to taste, and serve.