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Coconut Mushroom Curry with Spinach and Chickpeas

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Hey there, foodies and cooking enthusiasts! Today, we have a delicious and nutritious recipe that will surely tickle your taste buds and make your weeknight dinner a breeze. Get ready to dive into the world of flavors with our One-Pot Mushroom Coconut Curry with Spinach and Chickpeas. Let's get cooking!

Let's take a closer look at the star ingredients of this savory dish.

1. Mushrooms: Did you know that mushrooms are not only packed with umami flavor but are also a great source of vitamins and minerals? They add a hearty and meaty texture to this curry, making it a delightful vegetarian option.

2. Coconut Milk: Creamy, rich, and oh-so-delicious, coconut milk forms the base of this curry. Besides its irresistible taste, it provides a dose of healthy fats and essential nutrients, making your meal wholesome and satisfying.

3. Spinach: This leafy green adds a vibrant touch to our curry, elevating both its color and nutritional value. 

4. Chickpeas: These delightful legumes are not only a great source of plant-based protein but also lend a lovely texture to the curry. Chickpeas also boast a range of nutrients keeping you feeling full and satisfied.

Now that we've explored our key ingredients, want to know the best part? It all comes together in just one pot, saving you precious time on cleaning up.

Feel free to experiment with additional vegetables like bell peppers or sweet potatoes to make this recipe your own. And don't forget to share your culinary adventure with friends and family - it's always great to spread the joy of good food!

Incorporating this One-Pot Mushroom Coconut Curry with Spinach and Chickpeas into your weekly meal rotation not only adds variety to your palate but also ensures a healthy and balanced diet. The earthy aroma, creamy coconut base, and the burst of flavors from the spices will surely leave you reaching for seconds. With simple ingredients and minimal cleanup, this dish is a perfect choice for busy weeknights or lazy Sundays.

So, grab your apron, gather your ingredients, and embark on a flavorful adventure that will leave you craving more. Happy cooking!

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Coconut curry in a bowl with mushrooms and herbs on top

Coconut Mushroom Curry with Spinach and Chickpeas


  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings

Description

Incorporating this One-Pot Mushroom Coconut Curry with Spinach and Chickpeas into your weekly meal rotation not only adds variety to your palate but also ensures a healthy and balanced diet. The earthy aroma, creamy coconut base, and the burst of flavors from the spices will surely leave you reaching for seconds. 


Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
  • 1 (1/2-inch) knob ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (14-ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk
  • 8 oz. Monterey Mushrooms®, (Whites or Baby Bellas)*, sliced or quartered
  • 3 cups packed fresh spinach, or 1 1/2 cups frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • 1 or 2 Thai red chilies, thinly sliced, for garnish, optional
  • 2 cups cooked long-grain white rice, for serving

*Selecting Monterey Mushrooms® "High Vitamin D" Mushrooms will provide you with 400 IU's of vitamin D per 3 oz serving, which is 50% of the Daily Value as recommended by the FDA. 


Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Add curry paste and ginger and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  2. Add chickpeas, coconut milk and mushrooms, and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until flavors develop, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in spinach and cook until wilted, about 1 minute. Transfer to serving bowls. Garnish with cilantro and chilies.
  4. Serve with rice and enjoy.

Notes

Make it with meat! In step 1, cook 1 pound of thinly sliced chicken breast in a sauté pan for 3 to 5 minutes until it is fully cooked and has a golden-brown color. Follow the instructions to add curry paste and ginger.

Coconut curry in a bowl with mushrooms and herbs on top
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Coconut Mushroom Curry with Spinach and Chickpeas


  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 15 Minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings

Description

Incorporating this One-Pot Mushroom Coconut Curry with Spinach and Chickpeas into your weekly meal rotation not only adds variety to your palate but also ensures a healthy and balanced diet. The earthy aroma, creamy coconut base, and the burst of flavors from the spices will surely leave you reaching for seconds. 


Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 3 tablespoons Thai red curry paste
  • 1 (1/2-inch) knob ginger, peeled and minced
  • 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 (14-ounce) can unsweetened coconut milk
  • 8 oz. Monterey Mushrooms®, (Whites or Baby Bellas)*, sliced or quartered
  • 3 cups packed fresh spinach, or 1 1/2 cups frozen spinach, thawed and drained
  • Chopped fresh cilantro, for garnish
  • 1 or 2 Thai red chilies, thinly sliced, for garnish, optional
  • 2 cups cooked long-grain white rice, for serving

*Selecting Monterey Mushrooms® "High Vitamin D" Mushrooms will provide you with 400 IU's of vitamin D per 3 oz serving, which is 50% of the Daily Value as recommended by the FDA. 


Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat. Add curry paste and ginger and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds.
  2. Add chickpeas, coconut milk and mushrooms, and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Cook, stirring occasionally, until flavors develop, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  3. Stir in spinach and cook until wilted, about 1 minute. Transfer to serving bowls. Garnish with cilantro and chilies.
  4. Serve with rice and enjoy.

Notes

Make it with meat! In step 1, cook 1 pound of thinly sliced chicken breast in a sauté pan for 3 to 5 minutes until it is fully cooked and has a golden-brown color. Follow the instructions to add curry paste and ginger.

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