Spinach and Chickpeas Recipe

Combining the chickpeas and the spinach gives the dish added crunch and flavor.

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How To Make Spinach and Chickpeas

A simple combination but resulting in an exquisite salad dish! Healthy and scrumptious with the perfectly crisp yet tender spinach with delicious chickpeas simmered down gently along with citrus and olive oil.

Prep: 15 mins
Cook: 20 mins
Total: 35 mins


  • 2 lb fresh spinach
  • 19 oz chickpeas
  • ½ cup olive oil
  • cup fresh lemon juice
  • salt and pepper , to taste


  1. Wash spinach and drain chickpeas.
  2. Put the spinach, chickpeas, olive oil and lemon juice in a saucepan, cover and cook over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for about 15 to 20 minutes or until spinach is tender.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve warm.


  • Sugar: 8g
  • :
  • Calcium: 291mg
  • Calories: 516kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 47g
  • Fat: 31g
  • Fiber: 15g
  • Iron: 10mg
  • Potassium: 1678mg
  • Protein: 18g
  • Saturated Fat: 4g
  • Sodium: 189mg
  • Vitamin A: 21303IU
  • Vitamin C: 73mg
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