Italian Garbanzo Stew

Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 32 minutes



  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 1 large green bell pepper, chopped
  • 1-2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 28 ounce can chopped tomatoes
  • 15 ounce can tomato sauce
  • 2-15 ounce cans garbanzo beans, drained
  • 1 cup fresh or frozen corn kernels
  • 1 tsp dried oregano
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce (optional)
  • freshly ground pepper
  • 2 cups packed, washed, and dried spinach leaves


Put the onion, green pepper, and garlic in a large pot with a small amount of water. Cook, stirring, until the vegetables are soft, about 10 minutes. Add the remaining ingredients except for the spinach. Mix well, cover, reduce the heat, and cook for 20 minutes. Stir in the spinach and cook until wilted, 1-2 minutes. Serve over rice or other whole grains.