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Chickpeas with Spinach

Published in Recipes, Salads & Vegetables Author: CentraCare

adapted from


  • 2 medium onions, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 cans of chickpeas
  • 1 1/2 cup of tomato, chopped
  • red pepper flakes, to taste
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon oregano
  • 1 10 oz package frozen spinach, thawed, drained and chopped
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Salt and pepper to taste


In a large saucepan, over medium heat, saute onions and garlic in olive oil until the onions are tender

Add chickpeas, tomato, red pepper flakes, oregano, and paprika.

Cover and simmer for about 18 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Add spinach and cook until spinach is heated through about seven minutes.

Add lemon juice, salt and pepper.

Serve in a bowl over brown rice.