Chorizo & chickpea stew

Takes 15 mins


Serves 2
A casual storecupboard Spanish-inspired casserole that can be served in a tapas spread or simply with some toasted bread

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal529
  • fat28g
  • saturates11g
  • carbs37g
  • sugars12g
  • fibre9g
  • protein30g
  • salt2.7g
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  • 4 cooking chorizo sausages, cut into thick slices



    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 2 garlic clove, sliced
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin seed
  • 400g can cherry tomato
  • juice 1 lemon



    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • 400g can chickpea, drained
  • 1 handful flat-leaf parsley, chopped
  • toasted sourdough bread, to serve


  1. In a frying pan, fry the chorizo, onion and garlic for 5 mins or until the chorizo is browning on the outside. Drain the excess oil, then stir in the spices.

  2. Pour in the tomatoes, lemon juice, chickpeas and seasoning. Bubble for 5 mins more to thicken slightly, then sprinkle over the parsley. Serve with toasted sourdough.

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Comments (10)

lseastwood's picture

Just didn't enjoy this one - too tart (as others have said) even after adding a little bit of sugar and I didn't find the ingredients came together. It was quick and simple to make, but don't think I'd bother again

Tyler_Durden's picture

Nice recipe. Obviously it depends on the actual lemon you use but the juice of a lemon is quite a lot. Best to start with the juice of one half and use the other to tweak the final flavour.

uwinsc's picture

Easy to make and tasty but don't know how you got the calories, mine came out much higher. But does give large portions so next time I will reduce the amount slightly

goldsim's picture

A very simple, quick and healthy meal. Use high quality tomatoes (it makes a difference!). The lemon juice is essential. Fast becoming a regular evening meal.

Slammnsam's picture

Thoroughly enjoyed this & it was very easy to make. It would need to be for me! Just earned me some brownie points!

goodfoodlovers-'s picture

No talking about brownies in the healthy food section!

phpengine's picture

Chickpeas are always great, and this is quick enough for a working lunch. Nice

jylbgf001's picture

Love the combination between chorizo and chickpeas

jylbgf001's picture

Love the combination between chorizo and chickpeas

Questions (3)

goodfoodlovers-'s picture

What are Chickpeas?

goodfoodteam's picture

Chickpeas are small legumes popular in Middle Eastern cookery, you can buy them cooked and canned or dried.

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