Shells With Spinach and Chickpeas

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 350.6
  • Total Fat: 10.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 22.4 mg
  • Sodium: 954.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 52.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.9 g
  • Protein: 14.5 g

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Number of Servings: 4


    8 ounces medium-sized pasta shells
    2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
    1 onion, peeled and finely chopped
    1 large carrot, peeled and diced
    1 clove garlic, peeled and minced
    1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
    1 can (15-oz.) chickpeas, drained
    1 bunch spinach, washed stemmed and chopped
    1 cup water
    2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
    2 teaspoons tomato paste
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    1 cup grated Parmesan cheese


Prepare pasta according to package directions; drain.

Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil and and when hot, but not smoking, add onion, carrot, garlic and red pepper flakes. Sauté until fragrant and just tender, about 3 minutes. Stir in chickpeas, spinach, water, parsley, tomato paste, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer until pasta is done.

Add pasta to pan. Gently toss until evenly coated. Serve immediately garnished with Parmesan.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user RADHA02215.

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