Many restaurants have skillet options that often consist of 50% potatoes or eggs. Don’t get me wrong, these are delicious, but you can get that great skillet flavor on so much more. Take this dish for example, there’s nothing in here that isn’t good for you, and the vibrant flavors all come together brilliantly when cooked together in the skillet. This could easily pass as a meal for breakfast but is hearty and filling enough to work for lunch or even dinner. The garbanzo beans are filling and will please those tummies that feel a need to have meat or tofu with every meal (my husband is one of those, but he said that after this dish he was complete satisfied). I love how the kale and other ingredients got more crispy, yet there were delicious juices in the skillet packing in taste from the onions and tomatoes. The crunch from the pumpkin seeds is a nice touch and gives it some crunch which is always appreciated in my home.
Repin this Hearty Vegetarian Skillet with Kale and Garbanzo Beans
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After tasting this you’ll be patting yourself on the back. The ingredients are energizing and satisfying, yet extremely healthy. I hadn’t mixed corn and garbanzo beans together but they work extremely well together, and I’ll be looking to marry the two flavors a lot more going forward.
Hearty Vegetarian Skillet
- 1 can of Garbanzo Beans - Drained, Salt Free / Low Sodium
- 1 can of Crushes Tomatoes - Drained, Salt Free
- 2 cups of Fresh or Frozen Corn
- ½ Red Onion, chopped or sliced
- ½ Teaspoon of Cumin
- ⅓ Teaspoon of Turmeric
- ½ Tablespoon of Garlic Powder
- 1 Whole Red Bell Pepper/Green Bell Pepper
- 2 cups of Fresh Kale
- 3 Tablespoon of Olive Oil or Flax Seed Oil
- Pumpkin Seeds
- Salt and Pepper if needed
- Pre heat your oven at 375 degree. Add oil to skillet then put red onion, garbanzo beans, corn, crushes tomatoes, red bell pepper/green bell pepper. Sprinkle with cumin, garlic powder, turmeric and black pepper
- Cook in the oven for about 15 - 20 minutes. Add salt if needed then add Fresh Kale. Cook for another 2 minutes.
- Take the skillet out of the oven then sprinkle with Pumpkin Seeds