garbanzo bean stew

Chef: Richard Fletcher

Ethnic: Chilean
Main Ingredient: garbanzo bean
Categories: Main
Meal Type: Dinner
Food Type: Vegetarian
Servings: 4
Prep Time:10 minutes
Cook Time:10 minutes

This is a nutritious soup from Chile. Spinach and chickpeas go together well in the recipe.


  • 1 oz Cheese, goat, soft type
  • 1 can drained Chickpeas (garbanzo beans, bengal gram), mature seeds, canned, drained solids
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 medium onion
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 tbsp, crumbled bay leaf
  • 1 tsp, ground oregano
  • 1 tbsp, ground thyme
  • 1 tbsp saffron
  • 2 cup fresh Spinach
  • 2 cup Organic Vegetable Broth


Heat up pan. Add olive oil. Sauté the onions and garlic until translucent. Add the spinach. Sauté for a few minutes. Add the chickpeas and the broth. Add the rest of the ingredients except the cheese. Bring to a simmer and cook for 15 minutes. Ladle soup into bowls and garnish with the goat cheese.

Nutritional information
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 1 garbanzo bean stew
Servings Per Batch 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories171 Calories from Fat 3
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g8%
Monounsaturated Fat 3g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 3g1%
Sodium 513mg21%
Potassium 266mg8%
Total Carbohydrate 22g7%
Dietary Fiber 2g 6%
Sugars 2g
Protein 7g 14%
Vitamin A 41%
Vitamin C 16%
Calcium 10%
Iron 3%
* The Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet, so your values may change depending on your calorie needs. The values here may not be 100% accurate because the recipes have not been professionally evaluated nor have they been evaluated by the U.S. FDA.