real recipes

Between visits banner image
Swiss Chard Medley in a bowl ready to eat

chickpea and swiss chard medley

Prep Time: 10 minutes              Total Time: 40 minutes            Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
Negative cutout between white and gray section
Green quotation icon

From our health guide

This calcium rich dish showcases some ingredients you may not be as familiar with but trust me - it’ll quickly become a favorite. With so many great veggies, unexpected savory flavors and nutritional benefits, there’s a lot to love about this recipe.
-Emma Lugten, Health Guide
Great Source of:

Calcium

Vitamin C

Iron

Chickpea and Swiss chard recipe ingredients laid out independently
Great source of:

Calcium

Vitamin C

Iron

Icon symbolizing ingredients

ingredients

2 carrots, chopped
¼ cup yogurt (Great source of calcium)
1 cup swiss chard leaves, chopped (Vitamin C helps the body to absorb iron from swiss chard)
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 onion
1 ½ tsp ground cumin
1 can (16 oz) chickpeas
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
1 lemon, halved (Great source of vitamin C)
Salt and pepper (to taste)
Icon symboling cooking tools

cooking tools

Foil or parchment paper
Cutting board
Sheet pan
Stirring spoon
Non-stick pan
Measuring cups
Knife
Measuring spoons
Negative cutout between white and gray section
Icon symboling recipe steps

Steps

Empty sheet pan with parchment paper
Set oven to 425°.
Line sheet pan with foil or parchment paper.
Mix carrots with salt, pepper and 1 Tbsp of olive oil.
Spread even layer of carrots on the lined sheet pan and bake in oven for 20 minutes.
Cut carrots on a baking sheet ready for the oven
Cut onions in a low-walled sauce pan ready to be cooked.
Heat non-stick pan over stove and saute onion with cumin and 2 Tbsp of olive oil until soft, about 8 minutes.
Add carrots, swiss chard, chickpeas, 5 tbsp of water and pepper.
Chickpeas, baked carrots, and swiss chard added to a low-walled sauce pot with caramelized onions.
Cooked swiss chard ready to serve
Cook until most of the water has reduced, about 5 minutes.
Remove pan from heat, stir in lemon juice and top with yogurt and cilantro.
Serve and enjoy!
Plated Chickpea Swiss chard

Get started with Firefly Health

Sign up takes 2 minutes   ·   No membership fees  ·   Cancel anytime

· Sign up takes 2 minutes   
· No membership fees  
· Cancel anytime

Sign up todayTake the quiz
See you (in your inbox) soon!