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An easy recipe for a spicy tomato chickpea casserole. Vegan too.
Recipe: Spicy Lemon Chickpea Casserole
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
An easy recipe for a spicy tomato chickpea casserole. Vegan too.
Course: Main
Cuisine: Vegan
Keyword: Chickpea Casserole
Servings: 6
Calories: 171 kcal
Author: Helen Best-Shaw
  • 1 tbs olive oil or other vegetable oil
  • 1 onion finely chopped
  • 1 cm piece fresh ginger grated
  • 2 cloves garlic crushed
  • 1 red chilli seeds removed and finely chopped
  • 1 tsp ground coriander seeds
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 800 g cooked chickpeas 2 cans - drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 lemon (grated zest and juice)
  • 400 g chopped tomatoes (one tin)
  • 2 tbs tomato puree
  • 100 g spinach
  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and fry the spices until they sizzle are fragrant, add the onion, garlic and ginger and fry until the onion has softened.
  2. Add the tomatoes, chickpeas and lemon zest & juice.
  3. Season to taste.
  4. Cook for about 30 minutes then stir in the spinach and cook for another minute until it is wilted.
Recipe Notes

This freezes well.
Vary the dish by changing the spices and adding different leafy greens.

Nutrition Facts
Recipe: Spicy Lemon Chickpea Casserole
Amount Per Serving
Calories 171 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Sodium 483mg21%
Potassium 503mg14%
Carbohydrates 25g8%
Fiber 7g29%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 8g16%
Vitamin A 1760IU35%
Vitamin C 29.2mg35%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 3.3mg18%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.