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Spinach with chickpeas, pine nuts & raisins in a large pan

Spinach with chickpeas, pine nuts & raisins

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4 as a side

Enjoy this simple spinach side dish with Spanish-style chicken dishes. Toasted almonds work well, too

  • Dairy-free
  • Egg-free
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegan
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: Per serving
NutrientUnit
kcal280
fat13g
saturates1g
carbs30g
sugars21g
fibre5g
protein8g
salt0.1g
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Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil, plus a drizzle
  • 1 large long shallot, sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • ½ tsp ground cumin
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika
  • 400g can chickpeas, drained
  • 4 tbsp golden or flame raisins
  • 200g spinach
  • 2 tbsp toasted pine nuts

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat the olive oil in a large non-stick pan. Add the shallot and garlic, and cook until softened. Add the spices, chickpeas and raisins, and cook for 2 mins.

  • STEP 2

    Tip in the spinach and cook until just wilted. Stir in the pine nuts and serve with an extra drizzle of oil.

RECIPE TIPS

NO PINE NUTS?
Use blanched toasted almonds instead of pine nuts. Spanish smoked almonds would also be lovely in this.

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