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Spinach And Chickpea Stew

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An easy recipe for Spinach Stew with White Rice on the side. a Middle Eastern Recipe.
  Fresh spinach/2 bags (14 oz) frozen spinach 3⁄4 Kilogram
  Onion 1 , diced
  Chickpeas 1 Can (10 oz) (Whole Ones)
  Black pepper To Taste
  Salt To Taste
  Egyptian rice/Any rice of your choice 1 1⁄2 Cup (24 tbs)
  Vermicelli noodles 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Oil 5 Tablespoon

To make the spinach stew:
1. Sauté the diced onion until translucent
2. Add a can of Chick Peas with the liquid inside (Garbanzo beans)
3. Add the spinach, salt and black pepper-stir in the hot pot for few minutes
4. Add water about four cups
5. Let it boil on high heat then lower the heat and let simmer for half an hour.
To make the rice with vermicelli noodles:
6. Add the vermicelli noodles to hot oil.
7. Toast until golden brown- it changes color very quickly so do not over toast it or burn it.
8. Add the already washed, soaked and drained rice.
9. Mix the noodles and the rice very well. Add salt.
10. Add boiled water, about 1/3 of an inch above rice.
11. Let boil, then lower the heat and cover.
12. Simmer without stirring for about 15-20 minutes or until fluffy and done.
13. To make the meal healthier, use cooking spray instead of cooking oil.

14. Serve the prepared rice with vermicelli noodles with the spinach stew.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Middle Eastern
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Talk about nutrition and this spinach and chickpea stew has got to fetch your attention due to its nutritional value. It is full of protein and vitamins and that is clearly visible from the ingredients. Put together with some delight rice it is a power packed meal. Look at this video for recipe details.

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