Moroccan Spiced Chickpeas & Chard

Moroccan Spiced Chickpeas & Chard
September 30, 2015 admin

This is a very easy recipe to make that also happens to be delicious! I have made it several times these past few months and it’s always a hit. It never fails to satisfy, plus it’s nutrient rich.

-All ingredients used are organic-

3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/2 sweet onion, minced
1 teaspoon paprika
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
1/4 teaspoon thyme
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/4 cup golden raisins (I have used brown raisins)
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 bunch chard (about 8 ounces), washed, center ribs removed and chopped
1 can chickpeas with liquid plus 1/2 cup of water
1/4 teaspoon cayenne pepper

  1. Add the olive oil, onion and garlic to a heavy bottomed Dutch oven or 3-4 quart pot, and turn the heat to medium. Allow to cook for 5 minutes, and then add the paprika, cumin, turmeric, thyme, salt, and cinnamon. Stir together and cook for a minute or two until fragrant.
  2. Add remaining ingredients, cover, and turn the heat down to medium-low.
  3. Be sure to stir every 3-5 minutes to ensure the bottom does not burn and that your ingredients are evenly combined.
  4. Remove from heat after 20 minutes.
  5. Serve with rice or quinoa.