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Spinach garbanzo pasta

Recipe Information

Servings 6
Preparation Time 10 Minutes
Cook Time 20 Minutes
Total Time 30 Minutes
Difficulty Easy
Main Ingredient Garbanzos; Pasta
Category Beans & Legumes; Pasta
Meal Lunch; Dinner
Type Main Dish; Side Dish
Cuisine Italian
Cook Method Boiling; Frying
Diet Low Fat; Low Cholesterol; Low Calorie; Heart Healthy; High Protein; High Fiber


  • 8 ounces farfalle (bow tie) pasta 

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil 

  • 4 clove garlic, crushed

  • 1/2 can (19 ounces) garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained

  • 1/2 cup unsalted chicken broth 

  • 1/2 cup golden raisins 

  • 4 cups fresh spinach, chopped

  • 2 tablespoons Parmesan cheese 

  • Cracked black peppercorns, to taste



  • Fill a large pot 3/4 full with water and boil. Cook the pasta 10-12 minutes and drain thoroughly.

  • Heat the oil and garlic in a pot over medium heat. Add the garbanzos and broth, stirring until warmed through. Add the raisins and spinach, and heat 3 minutes.

  • Divide the pasta among the plates, topping each with sauce, Parmesan cheese, and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.


Nutrition (per serving)

  • Calories: 347 cal

  • Total fat: 7g

  • Saturated fat: 1g

  • Monounsaturated fat: 4g

  • Cholesterol: 1mg

  • Potassium: 426mg

  • Sodium: 341mg

  • Carbohydrate: 62g

  • Fiber: 7g

  • Protein: 11g

  • Calcium: 79mg