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Categories: Healthy eating, Main courses, Vegetarian

Spicy garbanzo beans and tomatoes

Spicy garbanzo beans and tomatoes
Al Seib / Los Angeles Times

A lot of us probably think vegetarian dishes can be kind of bland. Not true, especially when you use plenty of garlic and ginger. You might think this vegetarian recipe calls for surprisingly large amounts of both. But it just ... Read more

Total time: 30 minutes | Serves 4
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 3 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 3 tablespoons minced ginger root
  • 2 (14 1/2-ounce) cans diced tomatoes drained
  • 2 (15 1/2-ounce) cans garbanzo beans drained
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice

Step 1Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and ginger and cook, stirring, until very fragrant, about 2 minutes.

Step 2Add tomatoes, garbanzo beans, coriander, cumin, cayenne and salt. Simmer over medium-low heat until garbanzo beans are very tender and flavors have melded, about 20 minutes. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice.

Each serving:
363 calories; 931 mg sodium; 0 cholesterol; 10 grams fat; 60 grams carbohydrates; 13 grams protein; 4.34 grams fiber.
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