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Spinach and Garbanzos (vg)

By Nick Nutter | 9 Jul 2019

If you grow your own spinach you will find that this green vegetable is ready to eat throughout the winter. If not it is very inexpensive at the grocer's shop (Verdulero). A simple but tasty Spanish tapas that's ready in 20 minutes. This is a popular and traditional tapas dish in southern Spain and is ideal for vegetarians and vegans. Garbanzos are a source of protein add-in in some spinach, and you have a tasty and healthy tapas.

Ingredients

PREP TIME: 5 Minutes
COOK TIME: 15 Minutes
SERVINGS: 4 People

1 tablespoon olive oil good quality
3 large cloves of garlic
2 heaped teaspoons sweet paprika
1 heaped teaspoon hot paprika
300gm spinach chopped
400gm Jar chickpeas lightly drained
1 flat teaspoon cumin
1pinch salt
1 tablespoon wine vinegar

Method

1. In a wok, heat the olive oil and add chopped garlic.
2. Cook on medium heat until golden.
3. Add the paprika, cumin and chopped spinach; mix well.
4. Add another tablespoon of oil and stir until cooked (about 5 minutes).
5. Add a pinch of salt.
6. Add chickpeas and mix everything together. Drizzle the vinegar in, mixing well.
7. Cook for about 10 more minutes until the chickpeas are tender.
8. The flavours of this dish develop, cook in the morning and reheat gently later in the day.

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About the Author

Nick has lived and worked in Andalucia for over 20 years. He and his partner, Julie Evans, have travelled extensively and dug deep into the history and culture, producing authoritative articles on all aspects of the region. Nick has written four books about Andalucia and writes articles for other websites and blogs.

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