Middle Eastern Rice With Black Beans and Chickpeas

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 20 mins

Posted for ZWT6. Adapted from allrecipes.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat.
  2. Stir in garlic, and cook 1 minute. Stir in rice, cumin, coriander, turmeric, and cayenne pepper. Cook and stir 5 minutes, then pour in chicken stock. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, cover, and simmer 20 minutes.
  3. Cook the ground turkey in a skillet over medium heat until evenly brown.
  4. Gently mix cooked turkey, garbanzo beans, black beans, cilantro, parsley, and pine nuts into the cooked rice.
  5. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.


Most Helpful

This dish had good flavor. I think it would benefit from adding less stock so that the rice isn't over expanded into mush.

Margaret R. September 15, 2011

very filling and like dishes that have turkey meat in them ,but i think this could very easily be a vegaterian dish by subbing chicken stock for veggie stock good stuff zaar tour 6

Dienia B. June 13, 2010

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