Tomato Spinach Chickpea Simmer

Tomato Spinach Chickpea Simmer 150 Image by: Tomato Spinach Chickpea Simmer 150 Author: Canadian Living

  • Portion size 4 servings
  • Credits : Canadian Living Magazine: October 2007

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 chopped onion
  • 3 minced cloves of garlic
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/4 teaspoon hot pepper flakes
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 can chickpea drained and rinsed
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 8 oz/250 g bag spinach trimmed (about 6 cups/1.5L)

Method

In large saucepan, heat 1 tbsp (15 mL) of the oil over medium-high heat; saut?nion, garlic, oregano, hot pepper flakes and salt until onion is softened, about 4 minutes.

Add tomato paste; fry for 1 minute. Add tomatoes, chickpeas and paprika; bring to boil. Reduce heat and simmer until thick enough that space remains after spoon is dragged through, about 25 minutes.

Meanwhile, in skillet, heat remaining oil over medium-high heat; saut?pinach until wilted, about 3 minutes. Stir into chickpea mixture.

Nutritional facts Per serving: about

  • Sodium 739 mg
  • Protein 10 g
  • Calories 265.0
  • Total fat 9 g
  • Cholesterol 0 mg
  • Saturated fat 1 g
  • Total carbohydrate 41 g

%RDI

  • Iron 42.0
  • Fibre 0.0
  • Folate 74.0
  • Sodium 0.0
  • Sugars 0.0
  • Calcium 17.0
  • Protein 0.0
  • Calories 0.0
  • Total fat 0.0
  • Vitamin A 64.0
  • Vitamin C 65.0
  • Potassium 0.0
  • Cholesterol 0.0
  • Saturated fat 0.0
  • Total carbohydrate 0.0
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