Spinach and Chick Peas with Bacon
Spinach and Chick Peas with Bacon might be a good recipe to expand your side dish recipe box. This recipe serves 4. One serving contains 310 calories, 10g of protein, and 23g of fat. This recipe covers 20% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. A mixture of pepper flakes, olive oil, bacon, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes approximately 45 minutes. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and dairy free diet.
Bring a 3-quart pot three fourths full of water to a boil.
Add bacon and cook 2 minutes.
Drain bacon and rinse in cold water. Pat dry and cut crosswise into 1/4-inch pieces.
Cook bacon in a 12-inch heavy skillet over moderate heat, stirring, until browned. Leaving bacon in skillet, spoon off all but 1 tablespoon fat.
Add 2 tablespoons oil, chickpeas, and red pepper flakes to skillet and saut) over high heat, stirring occasionally, until chickpeas begin to brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in spinach and garlic and sauté, stirring, until spinach is wilted. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with remaining tablespoon oil.