Spunky Spinach Chickpeas

SERVES: 6 portions

RECIPE TIME: 20-25 Minutes

What you need:

  • 3 Cups Whole Wheat Penne Pasta, Dry
  • 2 Cups Chickpea
  • 1 Tbsp Olive Oil
  • 2 Tbsp Minced Garlic
  • 1 Cup Frozen Spinach, Thawed and Drained or 3 Cups Fresh Baby Spinach
  • ¼ Tsp Thyme
  • ¼ Tsp Oregano
  • 2 Tbsp Lemon Juice

What to do:

  1. Make sure to wash your hands before you begin.
  2. Cook pasta until al dente.
  3. Drain and rinse the chickpeas, and set aside.
  4. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over low heat, add garlic, spinach, thyme, and oregano, and stir to coat. Then stir in chickpeas and cook for 3-5 minutes.
  5. Add lemon and cooked pasta, tossing until pasta and chickpeas are coated.