Recipe courtesy of Nadia G

Mediterranean Chick Pea Stew

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 1 hr 30 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Inactive: 40 min
  • Cook: 35 min
  • Yield: 4 Servings
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Ingredients

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F. 
  2. Slice the top off of the head of garlic; lay it on some aluminum foil and drizzle with olive oil, and a pinch black pepper. Seal the aluminum foil over the garlic and roast for 40 minutes. 
  3. In a large saucepan, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the peppers and scallions to the pan, coat with salt, paprika, and cumin. Saute for 8 minutes. Pour in the hand-crushed tomatoes, brown sugar, sea salt, and freshly ground pepper. Let simmer for 20 minutes. Peel 8 cloves of roasted garlic and crush with a fork. Add the garlic, chick peas, lemon zest, mint, and parsley to the stew. Stir and heat through. Ladle stew into big bowls and serve with toasted whole-wheat pita wedges.

Cook’s Note

*Hot chile, omit if sensitive or prefer less heat.

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