Spinach with Chickpeas and Fresh Dill

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  • Published Sep 11th
  • Ready In30m
  • Servings6
  • Calories142
This is a Sephardic Passover recipe that is great as a side dish. It is flavorful and very refreshing.

Spinach with Chickpeas and Fresh Dill Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Spinach with Chickpeas and Fresh Dill for 6 servings:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 cups canned chickpeas, drained
  • 1 pound spinach
  • 1/2 cup minced fresh dill weed
  • 2 lemons, juiced
  • salt and pepper to taste

Spinach with Chickpeas and Fresh Dill Cooking Instructions

  • Prep15m
  • Cook15m
  • Ready In30m

To cook Spinach with Chickpeas and Fresh Dill, you need about 15 minutes of preparation time. The time needed to cook this Spinach with Chickpeas and Fresh Dill is about 15 minutes , and you can serve your Spinach with Chickpeas and Fresh Dill within 30 minutes . The following are the steps to cook Spinach with Chickpeas and Fresh Dill easily:

  1. 1 In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, and saute until soft. Add chickpeas, and toss to coat in oil.
  2. 2 Clean spinach well and cut away thick stems; add undrained spinach and dill to skillet, and cook until spinach is tender.
  3. 3 Stir in lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 142 calories; 6 grams of fat; 20.3 grams of carbohydrates; 6.6 grams of protein; 0 milligrams of cholesterol; 163 milligrams of sodium.

  1. May 16th 2012

    Clever way to mix up the usual sautéed spinach. I had everything except the dill on hand so I went without it and added a pinch of cumin. Fast and easy to make. Thanks Sara, I will make ...

  2. Apr 6th 2012

    This was excellent! Nice tart lemon flavor. I looooved the dill - I never would have thought to use fresh dill that way. I used half collard greens, steamed, and half spinach to give it a ...

  3. Apr 1st 2011

    This is one of my most favorite dishes... I do change it up a bit and add minced garlic, feta crumbles and a top of plain lowfat yogurt. LOVE IT!

  4. Oct 5th 2010

    My family could eat fresh spinach with olive oil and garlic every night, but it's nice to switch it up once in awhile. Thanks for the recipe:)

  5. Aug 26th 2010

    I liked this but it wasn't perfect. It is a good and different way to enjoy chick peas so I'll probably make it again but with less dill and lemon juice. I don't know if that will make it ...

  6. Nov 29th 2007

    I thought this was very good although just a tad bit much lemon juice. I did not have chickpeas so I substituted with some cannellini beans. Not the same texture(I know) but still very good. ...

  7. Sep 4th 2002

    This is one of our favorite recipes. We make this all the time. Thank you for sharing!!!

  8. Oct 3rd 2001

    This is a great summer recipe. I made this several times while the dill in my yard was running rampant (hardly put a dent in the dill though). I plan to serve it during Passover this year (t ...

  9. Apr 8th 2001

    An easy, elegant dish for any occasion. Although, the garbanzo beans should be omitted for the Passover seder meal due to dietary law. (At least that is what my Jewish in-laws told me.) Coul ...