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Moroccan chickpea, squash & cavolo nero stew

Moroccan chickpea, squash & cavolo nero stew

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  • Preparation and cooking time
    • Prep:
    • Cook:
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

This healthy veggie stew has real depth of flavour. A North African-style dish that contains three of your five-a-day and is great for feeding the family

  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
low inkcal446
fat25g
saturates6g
carbs32g
sugars10g
fibre14g
protein17g
salt1.3g
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Ingredients

  • 4 tomatoes, halved
  • 5 tbsp olive oil
  • 250g butternut squash, peeled and chopped into large chunks
  • 1 tbsp thyme leaves
  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 onion, sliced
  • 2 x 400g cans chickpeas, drained
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • ½ tsp turmeric
  • 1 tbsp harissa
  • 1l vegetable stock
  • 100g feta, crumbled
  • 1 lemon, zested, then cut into wedges
  • 2 tsp fennel seeds
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 200g cavolo nero, shredded
  • handful fresh coriander leaves, to serve

Method

  • STEP 1

    Heat oven to 200C/180C fan/gas 6. Put the tomatoes on a baking sheet lined with baking parchment, drizzle over 2 tbsp olive oil, season and roast in the oven for 20 mins or until soft. Set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Meanwhile, pour 2 tbsp oil into a large saucepan and add the squash, thyme, garlic and onion. Season generously and cook on a low heat for 15 mins or until the vegetables begin to soften (but not brown).

  • STEP 3

    Add the tomatoes, chickpeas, bay, ground spices and harissa. Season to taste and pour in the stock. Bring to the boil, then reduce the heat and simmer for 30-35 mins until the liquid has reduced.

  • STEP 4

    Put the feta in a small bowl and add the remaining olive oil and the lemon zest. Mix well and set aside.

  • STEP 5

    Toast the fennel seeds in a frying pan for 1 min, then lightly crush with a pestle and mortar, or in a bowl with the back of a rolling pin.

  • STEP 6

    Add the ground coriander and cavolo nero to the stew and cook for 2 mins. Put the stew in a bowl and top with a scoop of feta, a sprinkling of coriander leaves and fennel seeds, and some seasoning. Serve with lemon wedges on the side.

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Recipe from May 2017, May 2017

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Rating: 5 out of 5.100 ratings
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