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Chickpeas with Chard    Veg  HT  ACC  30mins


Serves 4     Hot Vegetarian Vegan Vegetables Pulses Herbs Accompaniment Gluten Wheat Dairy Free Eggless

3 tbsp Vegetable Oil
1 Onion, finely chopped
1 Garlic Clove, crushed
4 Tomatoes, chopped
2 teasp Tomato Purée
400g/14oz Tinned or pre-cooked Chickpeas (Garbanzo Beans), drained
400g/14oz Swiss Chard Leaves
Salt and Pepper
1 tbsp Freshly Chopped Mint
1 tbsp Freshly Chopped Parsley


1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, add the onion and sauté gently for about 10 minutes until soft and transparent.

2. Add the tomatoes and tomato puree and continue to cook gently for a further 10 minutes.

3. Meanwhile, cut off any thick stalks of the Swiss Chard and reserve for cooking another time then coarsely shred the leaves.

4. Add the shredded chard leaves and drained chickpeas to the tomato mixture and cook for 4-5 minutes, turning from time to time.

5. Add the salt, pepper, mint and parsley and toss to mix.



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Chop to – To cut into pieces of approximately the same size.

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Main equipment required to make this Recipe


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Wooden or Plastic Spoon

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