Spinach with Chickpeas and Fresh Dill


This is a Sephardic Passover recipe that is great as a side dish. It is flavorful and very refreshing.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
6 servings


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil

  • 1 large onion, thinly sliced

  • 1 ½ cups canned chickpeas, drained

  • 1 pound spinach

  • ½ cup minced fresh dill weed

  • 2 lemons, juiced

  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. In a large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, and saute until soft. Add chickpeas, and toss to coat in oil.

  2. Clean spinach well and cut away thick stems; add undrained spinach and dill to skillet, and cook until spinach is tender.

  3. Stir in lemon juice, and season with salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

142 Calories
6g Fat
20g Carbs
7g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 142
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Sodium 163mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 7g 26%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 7g
Vitamin C 45mg 225%
Calcium 124mg 10%
Iron 4mg 20%
Potassium 620mg 13%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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