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Sweet & Spicy Chickpeas

  • Author: Fork & Beans
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 15 mins
  • Total Time: 25 mins

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Ingredients

  • 2 cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can spicy, diced tomatoes (or if you don’t want too much spice, go with the regular kind)
  • 1/2 c. chopped dried apricots
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/4 c. cilantro (or if you don’t like cilantro, you can use parsley or altogether omit)
  • 2 Tbs cumin
  • 2 Tbs coriander, ground
  • 1/2 tsp black cumin seeds (optional)
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 2 c. fresh spinach

Instructions

  1. Heat up 2 Tbsp. olive oil in a skillet. Place all spices into pan and allow to cook on medium heat for a good 30 seconds.
  2. Add chickpeas and stir to coat with spices. Add remaining ingredients (except for the cilantro), cover and simmer for 15 minutes. Mix the cilantro and spinach until wilted right before serving