Spinach with Chickpeas and Fresh Dill

Spinach with Chickpeas and Fresh Dill


"This is a Sephardic Passover recipe that is great as a side dish. It is flavorful and very refreshing."
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30 m servings 142 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 142 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 20.3g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 6.6 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 163 mg
  • 7%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, and saute until soft. Add chickpeas, and toss to coat in oil.
  2. Clean spinach and cut away thick stems; add undrained spinach and dill to skillet, and cook until spinach is tender.
  3. Stir in lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.


  1. 33 Ratings

Most helpful positive review

My family could eat fresh spinach with olive oil and garlic every night, but it's nice to switch it up once in awhile. Thanks for the recipe:)

Most helpful critical review

Sorry but this just didn't do it for me or my family. The dill and lemon flavors were way too overpowering and I'd didn't even use 1/4 c let alone a 1/2c of dill that it calls for. I only used o...

My family could eat fresh spinach with olive oil and garlic every night, but it's nice to switch it up once in awhile. Thanks for the recipe:)

This is one of our favorite recipes. We make this all the time. Thank you for sharing!!!

This is a great summer recipe. I made this several times while the dill in my yard was running rampant (hardly put a dent in the dill though). I plan to serve it during Passover this year (the r...

This is one of my most favorite dishes... I do change it up a bit and add minced garlic, feta crumbles and a top of plain lowfat yogurt. LOVE IT!

An easy, elegant dish for any occasion. Although, the garbanzo beans should be omitted for the Passover seder meal due to dietary law. (At least that is what my Jewish in-laws told me.) Could al...

Clever way to mix up the usual sautéed spinach. I had everything except the dill on hand so I went without it and added a pinch of cumin. Fast and easy to make. Thanks Sara, I will make this ...

This was excellent! Nice tart lemon flavor. I looooved the dill - I never would have thought to use fresh dill that way. I used half collard greens, steamed, and half spinach to give it a bit...

I liked this but it wasn't perfect. It is a good and different way to enjoy chick peas so I'll probably make it again but with less dill and lemon juice. I don't know if that will make it perf...

I love spinach so I added more then the recipe called for. I didn't use all the dill called for either, it was a little overpowering in taste. Warm chickpeas was new for me, but a tasty dish. I...