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Spicy Tomato Chickpea Pasta

This pasta dish packs the heat and plant-based protein! Recipe source: The Bojon Gourmet

Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 40 minutes Cook Time: 25 minutes Servings: 6
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  • 2 tablespoons Olive Oil
  • 1 tablespoon Paprika
  • 1/2 teaspoon Red Pepper Flakes
  • 1 (14 ounce) can Tomato Puree
  • 1/2 teaspoon Salt
  • Dash of Pepper
  • 12 ounces Pasta
  • 4 cups Spinach
  • Parmesan (optional)
  • 1 medium Onion, diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 (15 ounce) can Chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  1. Heat olive oil in a wide skillet over medium heat. Add onion and cook for 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Add garlic, paprika and pepper flakes to the skillet and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the tomato puree, chickpeas, salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer, reduce heat and cook for 10 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, cook the pasta according to the package directions.
  4. Stir spinach into the sauce until wilted. Combine the pasta and the sauce. Serve, topping with parmesan if desired.
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1/6 of recipe % Daily Value
Calories 367
Fat 7 g 9%
Saturated Fat 0.8 g 4%
Cholesterol 0 mg 0%
Sodium 409 mg 18%
Total Carbohydrates 65 g 24%
Fiber 7 g 25%
Sugars 6 g
Protein 12 g 18%
Ingredient Nutrition Info

Onions are a good source of vitamin C and vitamin B6.

Garlic contains vitamin B6, manganese and phosphorus.

Chickpeas are a nutrient-dense food, providing rich content of protein, dietary fiber, folate, iron, phosphorus, thiamin, vitamin B6, magnesium and zinc.

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