Ingredients for Cooking Spinach with Chickpeas
- Spinach (fresh or frozen) 700 grams
- Chickpeas (boiled or canned) 400 grams
- Garlic 3 cloves
- Radish 6 pieces
- Fresh cilantro several sprigs
- Ginger oil to taste
- Olive oil to taste
- Paprika to taste
- Salt to taste
- Main Ingredients Pea, Spinach
Frying pan, sieve, kitchen knife, cutting board, pan, spatula, serving dish, tablespoon.
Cooking spinach with chickpeas:
Step 1: prepare the spinach.
Dip the spinach in boiling salted water. Wait until it boils again and cook the spinach for 3-5 minutes fresh and 3-7 minutes frozen.
After cooking, throw the spinach onto a sieve, wait for the excess liquid to drain. Then put it on a plate and mix with ginger oil and olive oil.
Step 2: prepare the radish.
Rinse the radish properly, remove the remains of the tops and roots. Cut the peeled radishes into thin circles or semicircles.
Step 3: prepare the garlic.
Peel the garlic cloves, cut off the tips, and cut the rest into thin slices.
Step 4: prepare chickpeas.
Heat a little olive oil in a pan and fry chopped garlic in it. After some time, when the garlic gives flavor, add canned or boiled chickpeas to it, season with paprika and simmer for 3-4 minutes. All this time, the contents of the pan need to be mixed often.
At the very end of the pea preparation, add the radish slices and mix. Wait for the radish to warm up a bit, and then remove everything from the heat.
Step 5: combine the spinach and chickpeas.
Add the spinach to the fried chickpeas. If necessary, add a little more salt to taste and olive oil. Chop the cilantro finely and add it to the aroma dish as well. When you mix everything thoroughly, spinach and chickpeas can be served.
Step 6: Serve the spinach with chickpeas.
Spinach and chickpeas are combined in a very hearty and healthy dish. I won’t lie that everyone will like it, but fans of healthy foods will definitely appreciate this combination and will definitely take note of the recipe as an option for preparing a quick and nutritious lunch.
I hope that the recipe, like the dish itself, will appeal to you.
Enjoy your meal!
- As an additional greens, you can add green onions to spinach and chickpeas. Pour it into a pan with peas at the same time you add radishes.
- If you do not like the aroma of garlic, use onions. Peel it, peel it in small cubes and fry in vegetable oil, and then add chickpeas and proceed further according to the recipe.