Moroccan Chickpea Stew Tips
How can you make Moroccan chickpea stew your own?
This is an adaptable recipe, so feel free to experiment by swapping out the butternut squash for another winter squash, such as sugar pumpkin. And though it's called chickpea stew, you could easily use a substitute. Try a variety of white beans, such as cannellini or great northern, or a substantial, creamy bean, such as lima or edamame. You can also look through other Moroccan recipes
to get a sense of typical ingredients, including fresh apples or dried fruits, like dried plums, apricots or golden raisins. And this recipe is vegetarian, but if you prefer your stew with some additional protein, stir in some shredded or cubed cooked chicken.
What can you serve with Moroccan chickpea stew?
This thick stew would be delicious served over couscous
, rice or a hearty, textured grain such as farro or quinoa. (Here’s how to cook quinoa
.) Slices of flatbread or naan would be welcome to help scoop it up, too.
How long will leftovers of Moroccan chickpea stew last?
Store this stew in an airtight container in the refrigerator; it will keep for about a week. If you prefer, freeze it in airtight containers for up to 3 months. To use, thaw overnight in the refrigerator, then reheat in a saucepan on the stovetop; add water or vegetable broth if necessary. —Hazel Wheaton, Taste of Home Book Editor
1-1/2 cups: 217 calories, 6g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 455mg sodium, 38g carbohydrate (11g sugars, 9g fiber), 7g protein.