How To Make Espinacas con Garbanzos At Home

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Sahiba Sharma
Sahiba is a long time food lover. She has a soft spot for cuisines in her heart. Although she loves to cook with her mother, she is also a nutritionist. This means that she knows the science behind the food; what is good and bad in each ingredient. With her experience in cooking and nutritional education, she is a great resource to tell us about food and recipes.

If you are looking for a high protein diet, then espinacas con garbanzos can prove to be a great option because the core ingredients of this recipe are spinach and chickpeas. So let’s see how to make it at home.

Espinacas con Garbanzos is also known as spinach and Chickpeas. It is a Spanish dish that was invented by moors as they were the first people to bring spinach, chickpeas and cumin to Spain. It was very popular among Spanish people because this recipe is a treat for all the vegans and this recipe is full of protein as well.

Making espinacas con garbanzos is really easy. Just heat the olive oil and add onion and garlic in it. Now add garbanzo beans, spinach, salt and cumin. Cook it and after some time, mash the beans and keep cooking it. Serve hot.

This Mexican combination of spinach and chickpeas is an amazing treat for everyone’s taste bud. But you need to follow the detailed steps below to make this recipe as tasty as I am telling you. So let’s grab the ingredients first.

Ingredients For Espinacas con Garbanzos

  • 4 cloves Minced Garlic
  • 1 tablespoon Extra Virgin Oil
  • 10 ounce Chopped Spinach
  • ½ Diced Onion
  • 1 teaspoon Cumin
  • 12 ounce Garbanzo Beans
  • ½ teaspoon Salt

You can avail all these ingredients very easily. You can find them at your home or you can get them at your nearest markets. Let’s see the preparation time for this amazing recipe.

How Much Time It Will Take To Make Espinacas con Garbanzos?

Preparation TimeCooking TimeTotal Time
10 minutes15 minutes25 minutes

This Spinach spinach and chickpea recipe are a quickie that can be prepared in just 25 minutes. Now let’s check out the stepwise method for cooking it properly.

Steps To Make Espinacas con Garbanzos

Espinacas con Garbanzos recipe
  1. Take a skillet and add in olive oil and heat it over medium flame.
  2. Next, add in the onion and garlic and cook it for over 6 minutes until it gets translucent.
  3. Now you need to add in garbanzo beans, spinach, salt and cumin and stir it properly.
  4. Now with a spoon, mash up the beans and keep cooking it.
  5. At last, when you feel it is properly cooked, serve it hot.

These are the 5 steps you need to follow to prepare this dish. One thing I can assure you is that you are going to add this recipe to your list of favourite once you made it.

Nutritional Breakdown Of Espinacas con Garbanzos

Espinacas con garbanzos are very protein-rich and good for health. So now, let’s check out what other nutrients does it provide.


How To Make Espinacas con Garbanzos At Home | Video

For a better understanding of the recipe, do check out the video of the recipe that I’ve mentioned below.

Video by Spain on a Fork

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