Mediterranean Chickpea Bake

This flavorful dish can be enjoyed as a side dish or as a main course.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 20 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 5 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground paprika
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 can (15 oz.) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest

Directions

  • Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic for 2–3 minutes until the onion starts to become translucent; then add tomato, cumin, and paprika. Continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  • Add spinach and chickpeas to the pan. Reduce the heat and cover with a lid. Cook, stirring frequently, until the spinach is wilted and the chickpeas are heated through. Add salt, pepper, and lemon zest. Serve hot.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 5 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 large onion, peeled and finely chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 large tomato, seeded and chopped
  • 2 tsp. ground cumin
  • 1 tsp. ground paprika
  • 2 cups baby spinach
  • 1 can (15 oz.) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. grated lemon zest

Directions

  • Heat olive oil in a pan over medium heat. Sauté onion and garlic for 2–3 minutes until the onion starts to become translucent; then add tomato, cumin, and paprika. Continue cooking for 5 minutes.
  • Add spinach and chickpeas to the pan. Reduce the heat and cover with a lid. Cook, stirring frequently, until the spinach is wilted and the chickpeas are heated through. Add salt, pepper, and lemon zest. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories280
Total Fat20g
Saturated Fat2.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium440mg
Total Carbohydrate22g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars6g
Protein6g