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Garbanzo Beans and Spinach

  • PREP TIME: 6 minutes
  • COOK TIME: 11 minutes
  • LEVEL: Easy
Garbanzo Beans and Spinach

Sautéed spinach, garbanzo beans, and red bell pepper: a great vegetarian side dish, and gluten-free, too.
carbs 14g


  • 1 medium garlic clove
  • 1/2 cup canned, low-sodium garbanzo beans (chickpeas)
  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup chopped red bell peppers
  • 1 lb fresh spinach leaves
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper


  1. Mince garlic. Drain and rinse garbanzo beans.
  2. In large skillet, heat olive oil over medium high. Add bell pepper and sauté 5 minutes. Add garlic. Sauté additional 1 minute.
  3. Add beans and cook 2 minutes until beans are thoroughly heated.
  4. Add spinach, salt, and pepper. Cook, stirring often, until spinach wilts, about 3 minutes. Serve.

Nutrition Information

Per serving—123 calories; 14g carbohydrates; 3g fiber; 1g saturated fat; 4g protein; 87mg sodium

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