Looking for a healthy recipe for the new year? Try a different type of stir fry. This one will pack a punch. It is full of really great ingredients- spinach, peppers, chickpeas, black beans etc etc. You can pair this recipe with ground turkey or chicken breast and make it a meal.
Lean Bean Stir Fry [Sassool Cafe] Ingredients 2 tablespoons Extra virgin Olive Oil 1 Yellow Onion (Sliced) 1 Red Pepper (Sliced) 4oz Mushrooms (Sliced) handful Pinenuts 1/2 bunch Cilantro (Diced) 1 teaspoon Chili Powder pinch Red Pepper Flakes 1 teaspoon Cumin 3 cups Spinach Leaves 1/4 cup Water 1 1/2 cup Canned Black Beans (Rinsed) 1 1/2 cup Cooked Chickpeas 1/2 bunch Parsley (Diced)
Step 1 Heat olive oil in a pan and then add sliced onion and red bell pepper and sauté until onion becomes fragrant. Then add in the mushrooms and pinenuts, followed by salt and spices.
Step 2 Cook for about 5 minutes and then add the spinach on top of everything along with about ¼ cup water. The spinach will begin to wilt within a minute or two.
Step 3 Right when the spinach has started to wilt, add in the thoroughly rinsed black beans and chick peas. Stir a few times to mix all ingredients and then let cook for about 3 minutes.
Step 4 Remove from heat and top with diced parsley. Serve while warm.