Smoked paprika is worth hunting down in a good spice section or store. If you don't have it, substitute 1 teaspoon sweet paprika and 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper. Serve this mixture on grilled or toasted bread.
1 tablespoon olive oil
4 cups thinly sliced onion
5 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 teaspoon Spanish smoked paprika
1/2 cup dry white wine
1/4 cup organic vegetable broth
1 (14.5-ounce) can fire-roasted diced tomatoes, undrained
1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), rinsed and drained
1 (9-ounce) package fresh spinach
2 tablespoons chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
2 teaspoons sherry vinegar
How to Make It
Heat olive oil in a large Dutch oven over medium heat. Add onion and garlic to pan; cover and cook for 8 minutes or until tender, stirring occasionally. Stir in smoked paprika, and cook for 1 minute. Add white wine, vegetable broth, and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Add chickpeas; reduce heat, and simmer until sauce thickens slightly (about 15 minutes), stirring occasionally. Add spinach; cover and cook for 2 minutes or until spinach wilts. Stir in parsley and vinegar.
This recipe appeared in The New Way to Cook Light (2012) and in the November, 2012 25th anniversary issue.
MyRecipes is working with Let's Move!, the Partnership for a Healthier America, and USDA's MyPlate to give anyone looking for healthier options access to a trove of recipes that will help them create healthy, tasty plates. For more information about creating a healthy plate, visit www.choosemyplate.gov.
Wow! The flavors were awesome! Served this as a main course over polenta with a balsamic pear salad (CL favorite from eons ago) on the side. Hubbie raved! Great vegan dish...who needs meat when beans and veggies can taste so good!
This was a good solid recipe, but not knock your socks off. I spread some goat cheese on the bread which livened it up considerably. I also enjoyed the left overs for breakfast with a fried egg on top. I will put it in my rotation since it uses ingredients that I often have on hand.
This was good. Shop around for the vinegar and smoked paprika. My regular grocery had a high price on both items. A $9 vinegar might be worth it, but not the first time you try it!
World Market had them both for a more reasonable price. Since I hadn't used those spices before I didn't want to pay a lot in case I didn't like them.
This was delicious and very easy to make! I cooked the onions and garlic with butter - instead of olive oil and cooked for a longer period of time and kept cooking it down and adding butter. It was very good.
Very good; the smoked paprika and fire-roasted tomatoes are delicious together with the other ingredients. I doubled this and served it as a main dish with a fried egg on top of each serving. I love that it's composed entirely of things I almost always have on hand, so I most certainly would make it again.
I have made this dish many times. It is easy and soooo delicious. I can't believe there is no added salt b/c it is so flavorful. The smoked paprika and fire roasted tomatoes are a must. I don't have sherry vinegar and used red wine vinegar. My husband really loves this one too!
The smokiness really comes through and the crusty bread was great for soaking up all the great juices. I served it alongside a pan-grilled turkey and chicken sausage made with sun-dried tomatoes and gruyere cheese.
Eat Well. Lose Weight. Live Healthy. Delicious and healthy recipes customized for you!