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Spiced chickpeas with halloumi

Spiced chickpeas with halloumi

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 2

A simple satisfying vegetarian salad, warming for a winter's evening

  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal471
fat30g
saturates11g
carbs27g
sugars7g
fibre10g
protein25g
salt4.63g
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Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 chilli , deseeded and finely chopped, or half tsp chilli powder
  • 2 tsp finely chopped fresh root ginger
  • 400g can chickpeas , rinsed and drained
  • 200g bag baby spinach
  • 3 red peppers from a jar or deli counter
  • half 250g pack halloumi cheese , drained
  • juice 1 lemon

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the oil in a pan, then gently fry the chilli and ginger for 1 min. Stir in chickpeas, spinach and peppers, then season. Cover, then cook gently for 3-4 mins, stirring occasionally, until the spinach has wilted and the chickpeas are warmed through.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, heat a non-stick frying pan until piping hot. Cut the halloumi into 6 slices and quickly fry for 1-2 mins each side. Stir the lemon juice into the chickpeas and divide between two plates. Top with the halloumi and serve immediately.

Goes well with

Recipe from Good Food magazine, January 2008

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