Toasted Spaghetti with Chickpeas and Baby Spinach Recipe

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Submitted by dawnblue

Makes 6 servings



This is a delicious dish and a nutritious power house! A nutty flavored dish - vegan.

Recipe Ingredients for Toasted Spaghetti with Chickpeas and Baby Spinach

8 oz.
15 oz. vegetable broth
2 1/2 cups water
2 tbs. tomato paste
1 tsp. red pepper flakes
1/8 tsp. saffron threads
1 clove garlic
1 lb. baby spinach
15 oz.

Recipe Directions for Toasted Spaghetti with Chickpeas and Baby Spinach

  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Place pasta on baking sheet and coat with cooking spray. Bake 5 to 7 minutes, or until golden, shaking pan once or twice to brown evenly.

  2. Bring vegetable broth, 21/2 cups water, tomato paste, red pepper flakes and saffron to a simmer in saucepan. Reduce heat to low, and keep warm.

  3. Heat large stockpot over medium-high heat, and coat with cooking spray. Stir in garlic, and cook 1 minute more.

  4. Reduce heat to medium, and stir in pasta and 2 cups hot broth. Cook 4 to 5 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed, stirring frequently. Add spinach, garbonzos and remaining broth. Simmer 5 to 7 minutes more, or until noodles are tender and most of broth is absorbed, stirring constantly. Serve immediately.

  5. Variation:

  6. Before adding garlic to stockpot, add 1lb quartered mushrooms, and cook 7 minutes, or until browned.

Categories

Pasta, Main Dish, Quick, Vegetarian

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 360.0g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
255
Calories from Fat
24
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
2.7g
4%
Saturated Fat
0.2g
1%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
296mg
12%
Potassium
630mg
18%
Total Carbohydrates
43.2g
14%
Dietary Fiber
6.0g
24%
Sugars
2.2g
Protein
13.7g
Vitamin A 146% Vitamin C 38%
Calcium 9% Iron 20%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
95% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Very low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sugar
  • High in manganese
  • High in selenium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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