Easy chickpea stew

Easy chickpea stew ready in 30 minutes. A quick and delicious way to eat legumes when you do not have much time to cook.

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Easy chickpea stew

Recipe by Enara ParraCourse: MainCuisine: MediterraneanDifficulty: Easy


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  • 400 g tinned chickpeas, drained

  • 1/2 onion, chopped

  • 1 carrot, diced

  • 1/4 cabbage, sliced

  • 2 garlic cloves

  • 200 ml tinned tomatoes

  • 1 teaspoon paprika

  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin powder

  • 2 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 medium-size potatoes, sliced

  • 1 bay leaf

  • 500 ml water or vegetable stock


  • Heat the olive oil in a large pot over medium heat. Add the garlic cloves and potatoes, cook for about 4 minutes, until browned.
  • Add onion, carrot and cabbage, cook for 2 minutes.
  • Add paprika, cumin powder, bay leaf and tinned tomatoes. Cook for 3 minutes.
  • Add drained chickpeas and water. Season with some salt. Cover and bring to boil. Reduce to a simmer for 18 minutes.
  • Bring it back to boil for the last 2 minutes to thicken the sauce.

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