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by dee

Curried Chickpeas and Spinach

Great vegetarian dish, serve with rice.



  1. Heat oil in a pan and cook onions until glassy
  2. Add cumin, tomato paste, salt, pepper and sugar. Stir over medium heat for 5 minutes.
  3. Add chickpeas and spinach. Reduce heat, cover and simmer for 20- 30 minutes, stirring occasionally.
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Made this recipe with small changes. I added a whole can (1/2 cup) of tomato paste and a splash of vegtable broth to thin it out. The recipe didn't have curry listed, so I added 1tsp and increased the cumin to 1tsp. The directions called for sugar and I added 1/2 tsp to the recipe. My family loved it, it has a wonderful flavor.
24 Jan 10 by member: Ju1ie
I want to try this...
25 Jun 07 by member: memauss
this is sooo good!! YUM!
11 Jun 07 by member: mommy


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Nutrition summary:

There are 238 calories in 1 serving of Curried Chickpeas and Spinach.
Calorie break-down: 30% fat, 56% carbs, 13% protein.

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size: 1 serving
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat 76
Calories 238
% Daily Values*
Total Fat 8.39g 13%
  Saturated Fat 1.133g 6%
  Polyunsaturated Fat 1.435g  
  Monounsaturated Fat 5.267g  
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 499mg 21%
Potassium 782mg  
Total Carbohydrate 35.08g 12%
  Dietary Fiber 7.6g 30%
  Sugars 4.62g  
Protein 8.31g  
Vitamin A 491% Vitamin C 191%
Calcium 47% Iron 88%
of RDI*
(238 calories)
12% of RDI
Calorie Breakdown:
Carbohydrate (57%)
Fat (30%)
Protein (13%)
* Based on a RDI of 2000 calories