Spinach Salad with Indian-Spiced Garbanzos, Apricots, and Onions By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Updated on December 8, 2020 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Jason Donnelly Start To Finish Time: 20 mins Servings: 6 Yield: 12 cups Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients ¼ cup olive oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 ounce cans garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained 3 tablespoon lemon juice 2 teaspoon packed brown sugar 2 teaspoon ground cumin 1 ½ teaspoon garam masala 1 teaspoon ground coriander ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 5 ounce packages fresh baby spinach ¾ cup dried apricots, cut into thin slices ½ of a small red onion, thinly sliced 1 recipe Toasted Pappadams (optional) Toasted Pappadams 4 7-inch plain pappadams Directions In a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add garlic; cook for 1 minute. Remove skillet from heat. Add garbanzo beans, lemon juice, brown sugar, cumin, garam masala, coriander, cinnamon, and cayenne pepper. Bring mixture just to a simmer. Remove from heat; cover skillet. Set aside. In a large bowl combine spinach, apricots, and red onion. Toss well. Add warm garbanzo bean mixture; toss well to combine. Divide mixture among six dinner plates. If desired, garnish with broken pieces of Toasted Pappadams. Serve immediately. Toasted Pappadams Preheat broiler to high. Arrange pappadams in a single layer on an ungreased baking sheet. Broil pappadams 6-inches from heat for 15 to 30 seconds or until they bubble and turn golden on one side. Using tongs, gently turn pappadams; broil about 5 seconds or until bubbly and golden on the other side. Remove pappadams from oven and let cool. Break each pappadam into 5 or 6 pieces. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 339 Calories 11g Fat 53g Carbs 9g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 6 Calories 339 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 325mg 14% Total Carbohydrate 53g 19% Total Sugars 22g Protein 9g Vitamin C 23mg 115% Calcium 131.3mg 10% Iron 5mg 28% Potassium 591mg 13% Folate, total 189.5mcg Vitamin B-6 0.8mg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.