Looking for a chickpea recipe? ‘Espinacas con Garbanzos’ (Spanish Spinach with Chickpeas) is a popular tapa from the southern region of Spain that you can always make at home. Healthy, delicious and ready in thirty minutes!
1 & 1/2cupschickpeas, soaked and drained
2cupsday old bread, cubed or cut in tiny bits
2clovesgarlic, chopped finely
1smallonion, chopped finely
1/2tspsweet smoked paprika powder
1/8tsphot smoked paprika powder
2tbspsherry vinegar or red wine vinegar
salt and pepper, to season
Pour 1 tbsp olive oil on a medium to large skillet. Set heat to medium and add cubed bread. Cook until slightly brown. Take off the pan.
Pour remaining olive oil and add garlic and onion. Cook until onion has softened a bit.
Add ground cumin, sweet paprika, hot paprika, salt and pepper. Cook for a couple of minutes, until properly combined.
Add drained chickpeas and mix until chickpeas are evenly coated with the spices.
Add vinegar and water. Cook for 5 to 7 minutes, until the spinach has wilted a bit, mixing constantly.
Add the browned bits of bread. Mix to combine. Leave on heat for around 2 minutes. Adjust seasoning by adding salt or pepper, if desired. Take off the heat.