Green Bean Coconut Bowl

Need an easy dinner that’s ready in 30 minutes? Try this out! I whipped this up with whatever I had in the fridge, so feel free to add some additional veggies or substitute for another leafy green veggie.

1 white onion, sliced
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 can coconut milk (400ml)
3/4 cup water
1 tsp cumin
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp coriander
1 tsp turmeric
1 tbsp salt
2 cups canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 cup canned black beans, drained and rinsed
3 cups green cabbage, sliced thin
4 heaping cups fresh spinach
extra virgin olive oil
pita bread for garnish (optional)
plain yogurt for garnish (optional)
lime wedge for garnish (optional)

– heat a rondeau pan on medium high heat and add olive oil
– saute onion and garlic until the garlic is light brown in colour
– add coconut milk, water and spices
– stir and bring to a boil
– add chickpeas and beans, let cook on high heat for 8 mins
– add cabbage and spinach, turn down the heat to medium, let simmer 10 mins, until sauce thickens
– serve with pita bread, plain yogurt and lime

Yield: 3 servings


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