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Smokey Chickpea Stew

written by Head Health Nutter January 30, 2009

This recipe was inspired by a good friend of mine (Happy Birthday, Denise!) and Jackie Yurko’s Warming Chickpea Stew. This very impressive, robust and lip-smacking stew is absolutely perfect for a cold winter’s day.

Smokey Chickpea Stew

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Serves: 10-12 Prep Time: Cooking Time:

Ingredients

  • 4 cups chicken stock
  • 1-2 onions, chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic, chopped
  • 2 med sized yams, chopped
  • 1 cup carrots, chopped
  • 1 cup zucchini, chopped
  • 2 cups green kale, chopped
  • 1 cup chickpea, cooked
  • ½ cup brown rice, cooked
  • ¼ tsp sea salt
  • ¼ cup almond butter
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • ¼ cup tamari
  • 1 tbsp cumin powder
  • 1 tbsp olive oil

Instructions

  1. In a large soup pot, sauté onion and garlic in olive oil for 3-5 minutes.
  2. Add vegetable stock/water, yam, additional vegetables (not kale), chickpea, brown rice, and sea salt.
  3. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer covered for 30-45 minutes.
  4. In a small bowl, mix nut butter with ½ cup liquid from stew.
  5. Stir mixture back into stew, along with kale, and cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Add lemon juice, tamari, and chili powder and cook for 5 more minutes.
  7. Serve.

Notes

This turned out heavenly, but just to make it sinnful next time, I'll substitute broccoli for the zucchini.

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3 comments

Emmanuel-Motivatorman January 30, 2009 at 2:12 pm

Mmmmm, the name of this stew sounds delicious!

Emmanuel
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Denise February 3, 2009 at 9:43 am

I can attest to the fact that this soup is HEAVEN in a bowl.

Thank you Steph!

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Stephanie Miller February 4, 2009 at 9:45 pm

You’re most welcome! 🙂

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