This is such a simple savoury breakfast option that can be made in minutes. When you mash the chickpeas down slightly in the spices it creates a wonderful alternative to scrambled eggs. Serve with wilted spinach for a filling breakfast or snack.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 8 minutes
What’s Good About It?
Chickpeas are a great source of fibre and protein meaning they help to stabilise your blood sugar levels and keep you feeling fuller for longer.
- Heat a pan over medium heat with a drizzle of olive oil. Sauté the onions until they are soft. Then add the garlic, spices and continue sautéing until garlic is just slightly browned.
- In a bowl, pour out chickpeas and a little bit of the water they’re in.
- Mash with a fork slightly then add to the pan and sauté until hot.
- Add the spinach and wilt, Season and drizzle over a little lime and lime zest to serve.
Nutritionals per serving 177kcal, Fat 5.2g, Carbs19.1g, Protein 9.8g
Did You Know?
This would make a delicious healthy lunch option too. Serve with a salad and oat cakes for a speedy option.
1 x 400g can chickpeas, save a little of the water
1/2 tsp turmeric
1tbsp Nutritional Yeast flakes
Salt and pepper to taste
½ onion, diced
2 cloves garlic, minced
1tsp olive oil
100g baby spinach leaves
Drizzle of lime juice and zest to serve