Spinach and Garbanzo Beans

This is no ordinary wilted spinach recipe--it's dressed up with shallot, pine nuts, and garbanzo beans for a tasty side dish for meat or chicken.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
15 mins
4 servings


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

  • 1 tablespoon chopped shallot

  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts

  • 1 clove garlic, minced

  • ½ cup canned chickpeas, rinsed and drained

  • 1 (9 ounce) package fresh spinach, chopped (8 cups)

  • 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce


  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium heat. Add shallot, pine nuts and garlic; cook about 3 minutes or until shallot is tender. Stir in the chickpeas; cook and stir for 1 minute more.

  2. Gradually add the spinach and soy sauce to skillet and toss lightly just until spinach is wilted. Transfer spinach mixture to a serving bowl. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

90 Calories
4g Fat
11g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 90
% Daily Value *
Total Carbohydrate 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 4g 8%
Total Fat 4g 5%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Vitamin A 5830IU 117%
Vitamin C 18mg 20%
Sodium 272mg 12%
Calcium 80mg 6%
Iron 2mg 11%
Potassium 434mg 9%

Nutrition information is calculated by a registered dietitian using an ingredient database but should be considered an estimate.

* Daily Values (DVs) are the recommended amounts of nutrients to consume each day. Percent Daily Value (%DV) found on nutrition labels tells you how much a serving of a particular food or recipe contributes to each of those total recommended amounts. Per the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the daily value is based on a standard 2,000 calorie diet. Depending on your calorie needs or if you have a health condition, you may need more or less of particular nutrients. (For example, it’s recommended that people following a heart-healthy diet eat less sodium on a daily basis compared to those following a standard diet.)

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a special diet for medical reasons, be sure to consult with your primary care provider or a registered dietitian to better understand your personal nutrition needs.

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