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Swiss Chard Medley in a bowl ready to eat

chickpea and swiss chard medley

Prep Time: 10 minutes              Total Time: 40 minutes            Servings: 4
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 40 minutes
Servings: 4
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From our health guide

This calcium rich dish showcases some ingredients you may not be as familiar with but trust me - it’ll quickly become a favorite. With so many great veggies, unexpected savory flavors and nutritional benefits, there’s a lot to love about this recipe.
- Firefly’s Health Guides
Great Source of:


Vitamin C


Chickpea and Swiss chard recipe ingredients laid out independently
Great source of:


Vitamin C


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2 carrots, chopped
¼ cup yogurt (Great source of calcium)
1 cup swiss chard leaves, chopped (Vitamin C helps the body to absorb iron from swiss chard)
3 Tbsp olive oil
1 onion
1 ½ tsp ground cumin
1 can (16 oz) chickpeas
1 bunch cilantro, chopped
1 lemon, halved (Great source of vitamin C)
Salt and pepper (to taste)
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cooking tools

Foil or parchment paper
Cutting board
Sheet pan
Stirring spoon
Non-stick pan
Measuring cups
Measuring spoons
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Empty sheet pan with parchment paper
Set oven to 425°.
Line sheet pan with foil or parchment paper.
Mix carrots with salt, pepper and 1 Tbsp of olive oil.
Spread even layer of carrots on the lined sheet pan and bake in oven for 20 minutes.
Cut carrots on a baking sheet ready for the oven
Cut onions in a low-walled sauce pan ready to be cooked.
Heat non-stick pan over stove and saute onion with cumin and 2 Tbsp of olive oil until soft, about 8 minutes.
Add carrots, swiss chard, chickpeas, 5 tbsp of water and pepper.
Chickpeas, baked carrots, and swiss chard added to a low-walled sauce pot with caramelized onions.
Cooked swiss chard ready to serve
Cook until most of the water has reduced, about 5 minutes.
Remove pan from heat, stir in lemon juice and top with yogurt and cilantro.
Serve and enjoy!
Plated Chickpea Swiss chard

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