Serve this with flatbreads or other chewy, dense bread.


Quanties are just suggestions to start with; experiment and make it how you like it.

  • onion
  • garlic
  • capsicum, roughly diced
  • Ras el hanout, or some combination of cumin, paprika, chilli, cinnamon, coriander, ginger, salt to taste—whatever you have
  • 1 tin chickpeas
  • tomato paste
  • 1 cup stock
  • 1 cup passata
  • spinach or silver beet—frozen spinach is just fine


Fry the onion and garlic for a minute

Add the capsicum and continue to fry for a few minutes

Add the spices and continue to fry for a minute

Add the tomato paste and chickpeas and fry until some brown happens; keep stirring all the while

Add the stock, spinach and passata and simmer for a few minutes until the spinach is cooked