Pasta with Spinach, Chickpeas and Feta Recipe - Vegetarian Times

Pasta with Spinach, Chickpeas and Feta

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30 minutes or fewer     

This quick and easy pasta dish offers a way to add not only calcium to your diet, but also protein and vitamins A and C.    

  • 6Servings

Ingredients

  • 8 oz. uncooked spiral-shaped pasta
  • 4 cups coarsely chopped fresh spinach leaves
  • 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese
  • 1 Tbs. olive oil
  • 1 Tbs. fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1/4 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 19-oz. can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

Preparation

Bring large pot of lightly salted water to a boil. Cook pasta according to package directions, or until al dente, about 10 minutes. Meanwhile, combine all other ingredients.

When pasta is done, drain, and transfer to large bowl. Add remaining ingredients, and toss well. Serve right away.

Nutrition Information

  • Calories: 300
  • Carbohydrate Content: 51 g
  • Cholesterol Content: 5 mg
  • Fat Content: 6 g
  • Fiber Content: 6 g
  • Protein Content: 12 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 2 g
  • Sodium Content: 380 mg
  • Sugar Content: 3 g