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Skillet Spinach and Chickpeas with Cherry Tomatoes

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Smartpoints value per serving
Total Time
25 min
Prep
15 min
Cook
10 min
Serves
4
Difficulty
Easy
Enjoy this as a side dish to chicken or fish, or serve with a salad for a lovely weeknight vegetarian meal.

Ingredients

olive oil

1 Tbsp

uncooked onion(s)

1 cup(s), chopped

minced garlic

1 Tbsp, chopped

chopped frozen spinach

10 oz, defrosted and squeezed of excess water

canned drained chickpeas

15½ oz, rinsed, drained

fresh cherry tomato(es)

2 cup(s), halved

lemon zest

1 tsp, grated

fresh lemon juice

2 Tbsp

fresh thyme

1 Tbsp, chopped

kosher salt

1 tsp

red pepper flakes

½ tsp, or to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat; add onions and cook until softened, stirring a few times, about 5 minutes. Add garlic; cook, stirring, 1 minute.
  2. Stir in spinach; cook, stirring a few times, 2 minutes. Stir in chickpeas, tomatoes, lemon zest, lemon juice, thyme, salt and pepper flakes; cook just until heated through, stirring once or twice, about 2 minutes. Yields about 1 cup per serving.

Notes

Garnish with fresh thyme and lemon zest, if desired.

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