Chickpeas and Spinach - Garbanzos con
Spanish Tapas recipe for Chickpeas and Spinach (Garbanzos
con Espinacas) comes from Chef Ewa of Finca
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for Chickpeas and Spinach
400g tin chickpeas
500g / 1lb spinach, washed
75g stale white bread
3 cloves of garlic
¾ tbsp cumin seeds
1 ½ tbsp red wine vinegar
½ tsp sweet, smoked paprika
salt and pepper
1 small dried chilli, crumbled
to make Chickpeas and Spinach
the bread for about 5 minutes until golden brown,
add the garlic, cumin and chilli and cook for 1 more
to a pestle and mortar (or a food processor) add the
vinegar and mash to a paste.
the bread mixture to the pan and add drained chickpeas,
add the spinach and cook until spinach is wilted.
the seasoning and serve sprinkled with paprika.