Chickpea Arrabiata

Chickpea Arrabiata


2 tablespoons olive oil
1 small white onion, roughly chopped
2 garlic cloves, minced
1-28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon black pepper
2-14.5 ounce cans chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1-1/2 cups chopped Lacinato kale, stems removed
Grated Parmesan, chopped parsley and crusty bread for serving


Heat the olive oil in a large sauté  pan over medium high heat. Sauté the onions and until they soften, about 5-7 minutes. Add the garlic and cook for another minute until fragrant. Stir in the tomatoes, red pepper flakes, salt and pepper. 

Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to simmer until thickened, about 15 minutes. Stir in the chickpeas and kale. Continue simmering for 5 minutes until the kale has wilted and the chickpeas are heated through.

Serve with grated Parmesan, parsley and crusty bread.