Stupid-Easy Recipe for Braised Chickpeas with Tomato, Spinach, and Feta (#1 Top-Rated)

  

Big chunks of salty feta cheese bake in a spinach- and chickpea-laced tomato sauce for the ultimate 20-minute Meatless Monday meal.

Satisfy your sweet tooth with this easy-to-make recipe for Braised Chickpeas with Tomato, Spinach, and Feta.

1. Info for Braised Chickpeas with Tomato, Spinach, and Feta

  • Cook Time: 20 min
  • Total Time: 20 min
  • Servings: 5
  • Calories: 430.09 kcal

2. Ingredients for Braised Chickpeas with Tomato, Spinach, and Feta

  • 3 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 5 cloves of garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp. red pepper flakes
  • 1 5-ounce bag of baby spinach
  • 1 24-ounce jar of marinara
  • 1 can of whole peeled Roma tomatoes, roughly crushed
  • chickpeas
  • kosher salt
  • lemon
  • feta cheese
  • crusty bread

3. Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375°F.
  2. In an ovenproof skillet over medium heat, add 3 tablespoons olive oil and the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes, making sure not to burn the garlic. Add in 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes and the spinach. Sauté until the spinach has wilted. Transfer spinach to a plate and set aside.
  3. Add the marinara to the skillet along with the whole tomatoes, chickpeas, kosher salt, and lemon zest and juice. Cook for 5 minutes until a simmer is reached. Remove from heat and set the pieces of feta cheese in the sauce.
  4. Place skillet in preheated oven and cook until the cheese softens, 8-10 minutes. Remove from oven and tuck spinach into sauce.
  5. Serve with additional crumbled feta, red pepper flakes, olive oil, and a nice crusty piece of bread.

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