Warm Chickpea Salad with Spinach

Chickpeas (or garbanzo beans) are loaded with protein and fiber. If you use canned beans, make sure you rinse them thoroughly before using. Serve this with a side green salad for a balanced meal.

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

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 can (12 oz.) chickpeas, rinsed and drained thoroughly
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. curry
  • Juice from ½ freshly squeezed lemon
  • ¼ cup vegetable broth

Directions

  • Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-low heat. Cook the garlic and onion in the oil until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the spinach, chickpeas, cumin, salt, and curry. Continue to stir for a few minutes. Add lemon juice and broth, and stir. Allow to cook until thoroughly heated.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ onion, diced
  • 2 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 can (12 oz.) chickpeas, rinsed and drained thoroughly
  • ½ tsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. curry
  • Juice from ½ freshly squeezed lemon
  • ¼ cup vegetable broth

Directions

  • Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium-low heat. Cook the garlic and onion in the oil until translucent, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in the spinach, chickpeas, cumin, salt, and curry. Continue to stir for a few minutes. Add lemon juice and broth, and stir. Allow to cook until thoroughly heated.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories170
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat0.5g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium520mg
Total Carbohydrate24g
Dietary Fiber6g
Sugars4g
Protein7g