DEN Taste-Test: Chickpea & Spinach Curry

The Meatless Monday team at DEN taste tested Chickpea and Spinach Curry.

We awarded this dish 5 stars –  Here are the comments:
“It’s very, very good”
“nice spice”
“the raisins and the spice go well together”
“takes your taste buds on a picnic”

Try it for yourself…

Chickpea and Spinach Curry

2 Tbsp. margarine or butter
2 medium onions, peeled and finely chopped
2 cloves garlic, minced
2 tomatoes, chopped
3 Tbsp. flour
3 Tbsp. curry powder (or to taste)
2 c. vegetable stock
2 c. chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed
2 c. spinach, loosely chopped
1/2 c. seedless raisins, soaked in warm water

Heat margarine in a large skillet.

Add onions and sautée until golden.

Add garlic and tomato. Cook over low heat until tomatoes are soft. In a small bowl, combine flour and curry powder; stir into onion mixture. Cook to blend into thick paste.

Using medium heat, gradually add stock, chickpeas and spinach, stirring often. Add raisins and cook to desired thickness. Serve over rice or white fish.

Makes eight servings.

Nutrition Information: Per serving: 150 calories, 2 g fat, 6 g protein, 27 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber and 240 mg sodium

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