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Vegan Chickpea Scramble

Chickpea lovers rejoice! This under 20 minutes Vegan Chickpea Scramble makes a perfect morning breakfast or even a midday lunch.

Spinach (which we added during the end of the cooking) is the secret star of this recipe. We also added a bit of smoked paprika for that mild smoky flavor – absolutely worth it!

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Vegan Chickpea Scramble
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Vegan Chickpea Scramble

Quick and easy vegan chickpea scramble recipe by Veganbell
Course Breakfast
Cuisine American
Keyword chickpea, vegan chickpea scramble
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 2 people
Calories 265kcal
Author Veganbell

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Ingredients

  • 1 cup chickpeas (see NOTES for canned chickpeas)
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 4 garlic cloves chopped
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 1 bell pepper chopped
  • 1 tomato chopped
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric powder
  • 1 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • Salt
  • 2 cups spinach roughly chopped

Instructions

  • Soak chickpeas for at least 8 hours. Then pressure cook for 10 minutes (if using electric pressure cooker), or for 6-7 whistles (if using jiggle-top pressure cooker), or until the chickpeas are tender.
  • Once they're cooked, drain and mash the chickpeas. Set aside.
  • Set a pan over low-medium heat. Add oil.
  • Once it's hot, add garlic + onion and saute until golden.
  • Now add mashed chickpeas + bell pepper + tomato + turmeric powder + smoked paprika + salt + pepper.
  • Mix well and cook for 5-6 minutes over low-medium heat. 
  • Next, add the spinach and mix well. Cook for around 2 minutes over low-medium. Vegan chickpea scramble is now ready.

Notes

  1. Can't wait for dried chickpeas to soak? You can use 2 cups of canned chickpeas (around 1 can). Drain, rinse, mash and continue from step 3. 

Nutrition

Calories: 265kcal | Carbohydrates: 37g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 39mg | Potassium: 782mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 5435IU | Vitamin C: 100mg | Calcium: 100mg | Iron: 4mg
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YellowBanana
YellowBanana

I make this as breakfast almost every 2 days. Absolutely love it.