Indian Spiced Chickpeas with Spinach

Hubby and I are still getting settled into our new lives in Ohio. Work has been crazy for both of us. On top of that, our apartment feels very sterile and not very homey. The weather is cold and we haven’t found a home yet. While I know it’s not much to complain about, things are just busy and hectic right now.

Indian Spiced Chickpeas with Spinach

So I’ve been especially drawn to meals that come together in a snap and reheat well. That way I can just cook a big meal and it feeds us for a couple days through this hectic time in our lives. This recipe is just an adaptation of this Indian Spiced Beans recipe that I posted a couple years ago. I used chickpeas this time around and added a whole bunch of fresh spinach.

Indian Spiced Chickpeas with Spinach

I served this with some quinoa. It would be great with rice or noodles as well. Hubby and I have been enjoying this in our lunches multiple weeks this winter.

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Indian Spiced Chickpeas with Spinach

Garam Masala brings the flavors of India to your home. This meal comes together quickly and reheats very well.

Yield: Serves 4-6

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 35 minutes

Ingredients:

2 large onions, minced
3 Tbsp olive oil
2-6 garlic cloves, minced
2 Tbsp garam masala
2 can garbonzo beans, drained and rinsed
2 can diced tomatoes
1 tsp ground ginger
1 Tbsp sugar
1 tsp salt
1 can coconut milk
10 oz fresh spinach, roughly chopped
1 cup chopped cilantro leaves

Directions:

Saute onion in oil. When the onion becomes translucent add minced garlic cloves and garam masala. Cook for one minute or until the spices become fragrant.

Add beans, tomatoes, ginger, sugar, and salt. Let it cook for about fifteen minutes.

Pour in coconut milk. Stir in chopped spinach. Heat until warmed. Add cilantro just prior to serving.

Serve over rice or quinoa.

Recipe from Beantown Baker

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17 Responses to “Dorito Oreo Popcorn”

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    Ashley — January 30, 2013 at 9:51 am

    I am intrigued! I like Oreos and Doritos separately, so I will have to give this popcorn a try. My three-year-old is King of Interesting Combinations, so I know I’ll have a buddy to share it with. 🙂

    • beantownbaker — January 30th, 2013 @ 12:12 pm

      Hubby definitely kind of gave me a weird look when I was chowing down on this 😉

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    chelsea @ serves two — January 30, 2013 at 11:30 pm

    no way! i just posted some doritos chocolate chip cookies on my blog! love the chocolate/dorito combo! this looks super delish 🙂

    • beantownbaker — January 31st, 2013 @ 1:59 pm

      That is crazy! I bet Doritos in cookies is amazing!

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    Karen — February 1, 2013 at 12:32 am

    Love this idea! Definitely going to try it soon. I am also thinking Sun Chips would be an awesome part of the combination

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    nicole @ i am a Honey Bee — February 1, 2013 at 4:06 pm

    this is weird… I like it.

    • beantownbaker — February 3rd, 2013 @ 9:47 pm

      weird? absolutely. delicous? for sure 😉

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    Megan — February 1, 2013 at 7:22 pm

    What an interesting combo. I always did popcorn, Sourpatch Kids, and Raisinets at the movies, so I can see how this would work.

    • beantownbaker — February 3rd, 2013 @ 9:47 pm

      Woah – now that’s an interesting combination. I like all of those things separately. I’m going to have to try them all together the next time I go to a movie.

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    Kris @everywhereorange.com — February 2, 2013 at 4:38 pm

    This sounds amazing. i should admit that i am 37 weeks pregnant and have eaten a ton of oreos and doritos this pregnancy, why oh why didn’t i think to put them together!!! thank you!!!!

    • beantownbaker — February 3rd, 2013 @ 9:46 pm

      Haha, glad I gave you the idea. Hope you like them together 😉

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    Erica @ In and Around Town — February 5, 2013 at 10:39 am

    This combination is crazy, but that just means I am going to have to go home and try it. This could totally hit the spot I am sure 🙂

    • beantownbaker — February 6th, 2013 @ 11:43 am

      Let me know what you think if you do try it

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    Joy — February 7, 2013 at 8:57 am

    I happen to think this sounds perfect, and not at all strange. But i’m the girl that likes to eat dortitos inside my PB&J sandwiches, and dip french fries in milkshakes…..so to me this makes sense! I’ll have to give it a try – thanks for posting!

    • beantownbaker — February 7th, 2013 @ 6:20 pm

      OMG I totally forgot about Doritos inside a PB&J!! I used to do that too. MMmmm.

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    Sues — February 7, 2013 at 11:08 am

    OK this is totally weird, but I would totally eat it. Talk about a junk food dream!

    • beantownbaker — February 7th, 2013 @ 6:18 pm

      It’s totally a junk food dream 🙂

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