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Moroccan Vegetable and Chickpea Stew

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Is your cholesterol high? Is gout about to take over your foot? Are you looking for something delicious to eat without the meat? This is a tangy, wholesome stew that will tempt even the most committed meat eater!
  Olive oil 3 Tablespoon
  Onion 1 , chopped
  Paprika 1 Teaspoon
  Chili paste 1 Teaspoon (Like Harissa Or Sambal Olek)
  Sea salt 1 Teaspoon (Or To Taste)
  Ground coriander 1 Teaspoon
  Ground cumin 1 Teaspoon
  Turmeric 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Cinnamon stick 1
  Baharat 2 Teaspoon (Middle Eastern 7Spice Mix)
  Fresh ginger 1 Tablespoon, pureed
  Carrots 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), roughly chopped
  Bell peppers 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Zucchini 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Eggplants 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Fresh tomatoes 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Canned chickpeas 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), rinsed
  Canned tomatoes 2 Cup (32 tbs), crushed
  Raisins/Currants 3 Tablespoon
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon
  Lemon rind 1 Teaspoon, minced
  Coriander sprigs 5 , chopped (Stems With Leaves)

1. Heat a pan over medium high heat and add olive oil.
2. Add onions and let fry for at least one minute or until onions just start to brown.
3. Add all dry spices including chili paste and ginger.
4. Fry for 3 minutes.
5. Add all 5 fresh vegetables.
6. Stir well, allowing all the vegetables to absorb the flavors of the spice mix.
7. Cook for 4 minutes (add a few tablespoons of water if mixture starts to stick to the bottom of the pan).
8. Add crushed tomatoes, stir, turn heat to medium low, cover and let simmer for 40 minutes.
9. Add chick peas, raisins, lemon juice, lemon rind and half of the cilantro.
10. Cook over medium heat for 5 minutes.

11. Serve hot, garnished with remaining fresh coriander over couscous or rice

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Traditional Arabic food is blissful if cooked properly, like this Moroccan Vegetable and Chickpea Stew. Take a look at this video to learn how to make this delicious hearty stew. Your diners will definitely adore this dish. It can be a perfect vegan main dish. Bon Appétit!

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1072 Calories from Fat 469

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 53 g82.1%

Saturated Fat 7.3 g36.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 2815.6 mg117.3%

Total Carbohydrates 146 g48.6%

Dietary Fiber 30 g119.9%

Sugars 40.5 g

Protein 23 g46.1%

Vitamin A 383.5% Vitamin C 214%

Calcium 41.9% Iron 83.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Moroccan Vegetable And Chickpea Stew Recipe Video