MOROCCAN CHICKPEA CHILI

 

  • Cooking Time: 70
  • Servings:
  • Preparation Time:

Ingredients

  • 2 tsp olive oil
  • 1 cup chopped onion
  • 3/4 cup chopped celery
  • 1/2 cup chopped carrot ( used more)
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 2 tsp each, cumin & paprika
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/8 tsp each Cinnamon and red pepper ( I did not detect an cinn in the broth)
  • 1-1/2 cups of water ( i used all chicken stock and I added (1) additional cup
  • 2 Tbs no added salt tomato paste ( used Regular)
  • (2 ) 15-1/2oz cans of chickpeas, drained and rinsed ( used 1 can)
  • 14.5-oz can of no salt added chopped tomatoes ( used (1) can of stewed tomatoes)
  • 2 Tbs chopped fresh cilantro (Used Parsley flakes and used less) ( 1 Tbs)
  • 1 Tbs fresh lemon juice

Directions

  • Saute the vegtables and garlic in the oil. Cook for about 5 minutes. Add the cumin through red pepper. cook (1) minute. Add the water, tomato paste, chickpeas and tomatoes. Bring to a boil, Cover, reduce the heat and simmer for 20 minutes~ Stir in the cilantro and lemon juice~
  • I simmered mine for about 45 minutes~ I also removed some of the chickpeas, Maybe 1/2 and processed them with some of the broth, returned to the pot and cooks for a few more minutes~ Then added the Parsley and Juice

Notes

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