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Kale and Chickpeas with Blood Orange


Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy free, Gluten free

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  • 4 blood oranges. Grate 2 of the oranges & collect the zest. Remove pith & cut in half lengthways. Remove pips.
  • 2 cloves garlic - crushed
  • 100g walnut pieces
  • 1 red chilli - deseeded and finely chopped
  • 200g kale - washed and dried
  • 400g chickpeas - drained and rinsed
  • 5 tbsp olive oil


servings 4
Level of difficulty Average
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 10mins
Cost Average budget


Step 1

Prepare the oranges and garlic.

Mix the crushed garlic with the walnuts. Then add the chilli to the orange zest.

Bring a pan of water to the boil and cook the kale for 2 minutes. Then quickly drain.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a wok and add the garlic and walnuts, cooking for 2 minutes. Remove mixture and place in a separate container aside. Then add the kale to the remaining oil and fry until softened. Once the kale is ready, add the chickpeas, orange zest and juice. Cook until kale is tender and heated through.

Step 3

Season the kale mixture and add back in the walnuts. Stir fry all the ingredients together.

Step 4

Remove from the heat, garnish with chilli and orange zest and more olive oil.


The walnuts can also be substituted for almonds

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