Spinach and chick peas "à la milanaise"


Spinach and chick peas "à la milanaise"
An Italian-style combination of spinach, chick peas and tomatoes, flavoured with thyme and Parmesan.
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Last modified on: June 15th 2022

Keywords for this recipe:SpinachTomatoThymeChick peasItalyMilan
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6 min.12 min.18 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 5 min.
Spinach and chick peas "à la milanaise" : Photo of step #1
Prepare and finely slice 40 g onion.

Stage 2 - 1 min.
Spinach and chick peas "à la milanaise" : Photo of step #2
Pour 3 tablespoons olive oil into a large saucepan on medium heat. When good and hot add the onion.

Salt, pepper, and cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 3 - 8 min.
Spinach and chick peas "à la milanaise" : Photo of step #3
Add 250 g peeled and chopped tomatoes and the leaves from a few sprigs of thyme. Salt and pepper again.

Bring to the boil and leave to reduce slightly.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Spinach and chick peas "à la milanaise" : Photo of step #4
Add 125 g tinned (canned) chickpeas...

Stage 5 - 3 min.
Spinach and chick peas "à la milanaise" : Photo of step #5
...then 300 g cooked spinach.

Mix and cook just long enough to reheat the spinach.

Stage 6
Spinach and chick peas "à la milanaise" : Photo of step #6
Serve with a little Parmesan grated over the top.
Remarks
You can use pecorino or a mature, dry goat's cheese instead of Parmesan.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
747 Kcal or 3,128 Kj30 gr45 gr61 gr
37 %12 %4 %9 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
95 Kcal or 398 Kj4 gr6 gr8 gr
5 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
187 Kcal or 783 Kj8 gr11 gr15 gr
9 %3 %1 %2 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 3.03 €
  • Per person : 0.76 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked spinachCooked spinach: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Spinach Croque-monsieur , Spinach brik parcels, Eggs "en cocotte" with spinach, Salmon and spinach quiche, Thin spinach and potato tart, ... All
Peeled and chopped tomatoesPeeled and chopped tomatoes: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Sausages with baked beans, French style, Rice à l'italienne, Veal Marengo, Tomato sauce for pizzas, White bean gratin "à l'italienne", ... All
Tinned (canned) chickpeasTinned (canned) chickpeas: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Cauliflower and chickpea purée, Chickpea salad, Green hummus, Lebanese-style chickpea salad, Hummus, ... All
OnionOnion: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Mexican salad, Sautéed pork with mushrooms in a cream sauce., Creamy Winter Vegetable Soup, Seven-hour lamb, Potato and two ham gratin, ... All
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