Moroccan Chickpea and Spinach Stew

Recipe by Recipe Junkie
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 4
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Place chickpeas and cumin in large saucepan.
  • Add enough water to barely cover chickpeas. Set aside.
  • Saute garlic in olive oil in small pan over medium to low heat.
  • Remove garlic when browned, about 3 minutes.
  • Set aside.
  • Toast bread until golden in same pan about one minute per side.
  • Remove bread and turn off heat.
  • Add paprika and saffron, followed immediately by vinegar to keep paprika from burning.
  • Pound garlic and browned bread in a mortar or glass bowl to make a thick paste.
  • Bring chickpeas to a low boil, then add spinach, and simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Add paprika-saffron mixture and garlic bread paste to create a thick stew.
  • Simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Season with salt and pepper and serve immediately.
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