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Spicy Chickpea Spinach Salad

A flavorful, healthy salad that can be eaten as a main course or side dish. The chickpeas combined with spinach, vegetable stock, white wine, and chili flakes gives this salad a deliciously unique taste.
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Course Dinner, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine Mediterranean
Servings 4 people


  • 1 can chickpeas large size or dried chickpeas
  • 2 bags baby spinach small size
  • ½ cup dill chopped
  • 1 tbsp tomato paste
  • ¼ cup white wine dry
  • ½ cup vegetable stock
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 leek chopped
  • 1 tsp chili flakes
  • ¼ cup olive oil
  • 1 cup water


  • Place chickpeas in water overnight. Drain and rinse thoroughly the next day. Boil until chickpeas have softened. You can also use store-bought chickpeas to make this process quicker.
    chickpeas, water, pot
  • Add chickpeas into the pan along with chopped leek, bay leaf, and olive oil. Stir consistently.
    chickpeas, leek, bay leaf, pan
  • Add in wine
    Dry White WIne
  • Wash and rinse Spinach. Then add into the pan along with the dill. Stir for a few minutes until spinach withers.
  • Pour in vegetable stock/broth, stir.
    Vegetable stock
  • Add in tomato paste and 1 cup of water. Stir until sauce has thickened.
    chcikpeas, spinach, tomato sauce
  • Remove bay leaf before serving. This salad can be served hot or cold.
    Chickpeas, tomato sauce, bowl, fork Spinach
Keyword chickpeas, Easy recipe, healthy, Salad