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    Main Dish Chickpeas With Harissa

    Total Time:

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    30 mins

    10 mins

    20 mins

    Zurie's Note:

    Recipe from Abigail Donnelly in "Taste", our favourite food magazine. She says of chickpeas: " ...a brilliant source of almost fatfree, quality protein, packed with cholesterol-lowering fibre, and helps prevent blood sugar levels from skyrocketing after a meal, which should make them a diabetic's best friend". They also contain scarce trace minerals, and in their case it's okay to use the canned variety, as chickpeas need a long cooking time. But rinse the canned variety before use to get rid of excess salt. Harissa paste is a North African paste seasoning available from delis or good supermarkets.

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    Ingredients:

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    To serve

    • couscous or naan bread
    • 4 -8 limes, quarters
    • sea salt & freshly ground black pepper

    Directions:

    1. 1
      If using canned chickpeas, drain in a sieve and rinse briefly under cold water.
    2. 2
      In a pot over medium heat, add the olive oil, garlic and harissa paste, and cook for 2 minutes.
    3. 3
      Add the coconut milk and chickpeas, then leave to simmer gently for 10 minutes until fragrant.
    4. 4
      Just before serving, add the cherry tomatoes and cilantro (coriander leaves).
    5. 5
      Season to taste, and serve as suggested. Also delicious served with a tomato and onion salad, or with sliced mango.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on December 16, 2012

      35

      This dish was extremely easy to prepare, and I like all the ingredients. It seemed to me, however, to be lacking something, perhaps to give it more substance. It was quite interesting to try. Thank you for sharing this recipe.

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    Nutritional Facts for Main Dish Chickpeas With Harissa

    Serving Size: 1 (405 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 523.2
     
    Calories from Fat 248
    47%
    Total Fat 27.6 g
    42%
    Saturated Fat 17.4 g
    87%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 651.4 mg
    27%
    Total Carbohydrate 62.3 g
    20%
    Dietary Fiber 13.4 g
    53%
    Sugars 8.2 g
    32%
    Protein 13.5 g
    27%

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