Swiss Chard and Chickpea Saute

Swiss Chard and Chickpea Saute


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About this recipe: A delicious vegetarian dish, which is packed full of protein. Swiss chard is sauteed with chickpeas, shallots, spring onions and tomatoes and then seasoned with lemon juice.


Serves: 4 

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 shallot, chopped
  • 2 spring onions, chopped
  • 120g chickpeas
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 bunch red Swiss chard, rinsed and chopped
  • 1 tomato, sliced
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced

Prep:10min  ›  Cook:15min  ›  Ready in:25min 

  1. Heat olive oil in a large frying pan. Stir in shallot and spring onions; cook and stir for 3 to 5 minutes or until soft and fragrant. Stir in chickpeas and season with salt and pepper; heat through. Place Swiss chard in pan and cook until wilted. Add tomato slices, squeeze lemon juice over greens and heat through. Plate and season with salt and pepper to taste.


If Swiss chard is unavailable, use spinach instead.

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Surprised it was so tasty I just added cumin seeds when cooking the onion. Everyone loved it. - 07 May 2015

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