, Chickpea and Broccoli Skillet, Friday Night Snacks and More...

Chickpea and Broccoli Skillet

, Chickpea and Broccoli Skillet, Friday Night Snacks and More...

Chickpea and Broccoli Skillet

It´s time to start eating healthier. After all the holidays, our bodies need a boost of vitamins and a kick of energy. This Chickpea and Broccoli Skillet is exactly that. Loaded with protein & fiber and fills you up with a ton of vitamins & minerals.
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Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 20 mins
Total Time 30 mins
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Gluten Free, healthy, Spanish, Vegan
Servings 2 Servings



  • Finely mince 3 cloves of garlic, finely dice 1/2 of an onion, drain & rinse two 15 ounce cans of cooked chickpeas and reserve 3 cups of frozen broccoli
  • Heat a large fry pan with a medium heat and pour in 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil, after 2 minutes add in the diced onions & minced garlic and mix with the olive oil, after 3 minutes and the onions are nice and translucent, add in 1 tsp cumin powder & 1/2 tbsp sweet smoked Spanish paprika and mix it all together, then add in the frozen broccoli, 1/2 cup vegetable broth and season with sea salt & black pepper, give it a gentle mix so everything is well mixed, evenly divide 12 cherry tomatoes around the ingredients and place a lid on the pan
  • After 5 minutes remove the lid from the pan, add in the rinsed chickpeas and season again with sea salt & black pepper, mix together until well combined, simmer for 4 minutes or until the broth has reduced in half, remove from the heat and serve directly from the pan, enjoy!



1) Roast fresh broccoli and cherry tomatoes in the oven. Carmelize onions and garlic or shallots in a pan. Then add the roasted mixture along with rinsed chickpeas and warm up by adding sweet paprika, salt, and pepper.
2) Roast broccoli until caramelized. Heat olive oil in a pan and add tomatoes; cook until saucy. Add cooked chickpeas, garlic, and Calabrian chili paste. Add the roasted broccoli and more oil to taste. Finish with chopped parsley and a squeeze of lemon. Eat over toasted bread.
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