If there’s one thing about me you should know it’s that I’m completely OBSESSED with Indian food. It has been one of my absolute favorite types of cuisine since my first visit to an Indian restaurant about 2 years ago (I know I know, I’m a late bloomer). So when I had a crazy hankering for a curry dish last week I went out and got some ingredients to make it happen- I just couldn’t resist. I wanted to kind of freestyle and do something slightly different than what I’ve had before and I ended up with this spinach and chickpea combination in a super flavorful and rich roasted red pepper base. The flavors harmonize very well together and it was even better the next day. It’s very fulfilling and great served over rice or with naan. Bon appétit!
- 1 1/2 cups chickpeas, cooked
- 2 large red bell peppers
- 4 medium tomatoes
- 1 1/2 cup almond milk (or whichever you prefer)
- 1 tbsp paprika
- 3 tbsp nutritional yeast flakes
- 2 tsp curry powder
- 2 tbsp olive oil
- 3 tbsp minced garlic
- 2 cups spinach
- 1/2 large red onion, chopped
- salt and pepper to taste
1. Bake the red peppers and 2 of the tomatoes at 400 degrees for about 20 minutes or until slightly charred.
2. While those are roasting, in a medium pan sauté the garlic, spinach and red onion in olive oil.
3. Transfer the roasted peppers and tomatoes into a blender then add in almond milk, paprika, curry powder and nutritional yeast. Blend until smooth.
4. Chop the remaining 2 tomatoes into small chunks, then in a large pot add in the red pepper blend, sautéed onions and spinach, chopped tomatoes and cooked chickpeas. Combine well and simmer for about 10 minutes. Add salt and pepper to taste.
What’s the best brand of nutritional yeast flakes? They also come unsweetened. I am new to plant base living. This recipe looks good. Thinking about using canned chick peas though.
How many portions does this recipe give you and What are the nutrition facts for it?
Plan to try this very soon.
Do you completely drain your chickpeas before adding milk/tomato/pepper puree? Or do you leave a little water in them as well as add the mixture?
Finally made this yesterday for dinner and is was AMAZING!!!!!! Love it!
I’ve never really liked chickpeas, but decided to try this as I’m starting a plant based diet. It was sooo delicious, all my friends loved it too
This was great.
I’m a newly vegan and I made this and it came out so good! I also added some cayenne pepper for a kick. Thanks🙂
What is the serving for this/yield?
i tried the recipe today ans it is soooo good! thank you for sharing! 🙂
I’m not having any luck finding dry/raw chickpeas.
Walmart has some
Walmart, Wegmans, Whole Foods all carry it. Look in the Latino section or in section with rice. It is also called Garbanzos. Hope this helps!
This tasted DELICIOUS and made my house smell amazing. It also made enough to last for a few days for lunches. I can’t thank you enough for this very healthy dish!
How many days were you able to eat this meal with these specific portions?
I’m cooking this now and my kitchen is smelling wonderful. I almost forgot to cook my chickpeas!!!
This looks delicious, trying this tonight… but, up I’ll be adding shredded chicken breasts. ; ) …thanks for the recipe!
thank you, I’m trying it this week 😀
Just made this now and girl it smells and tastes amazing ?Thanks for sharing.
That looks amazing! I’ll have to try this soon.
Indian food is also my favorite, you’ve convinced me to give plant based eating a chance. can’t wait to try this!!
Looks great! Trying it tonight!
Have you tried Tofurky products ? Which vegan brands do you prefer?
It looks so delicious!! Keep these fabulous meals coming! I love all of your dish ideas! ❤️