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Closeup side view of a Swiss chard stews with chickpeas in a bed of rice

Vegan Stew with Swiss Chard and Chickpeas


  • Author: Vicky and Ruth
  • Total Time: 50 minutes
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

When you crave a pot of stew without meat, our vegan stew recipe with Swiss chard and chickpeas satisfies all that's missing on your table.


Ingredients

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  • 3 leeks, cleaned and sliced
  • 3 medium-small tomatoes, chopped
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 8 cups chopped Swiss Chard
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1 zucchini, cut in half lengthwise and sliced
  • 1 can (15 ounces) chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 1 cup veggie broth or no-chicken broth
  • 1 1/2 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp coriander powder
  • 1/8 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/8 tsp Aleppo pepper or red pepper flakes
  • 2 tbsp chopped basil, parsley, or cilantro

 


Instructions

  1. In a large saute pan or deep skillet heat olive oil.
  2. Add leeks and cook on medium-high heat for 7 minutes or until translucent
  3. Add tomato paste, salt, and spices and cook for 3 minutes
  4. Add chopped tomatoes and cook for 5 minutes
  5. Add Swiss chard, chickpeas, zucchini, veggie broth, and bay leaves bring to a boil, reduce the heat, and simmer covered for 20 minutes or until all the flavors have come together. 
  6. Serve over rice, ramen noodles, soba noodles, or quinoa. 
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Cook Time: 35
  • Category: Dinner
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Mediterranean

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe
  • Calories: 305
  • Sugar: 11.9 g
  • Sodium: 1134.5 mg
  • Fat: 10.5 g
  • Saturated Fat: 1.4 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 45.6 g
  • Fiber: 11.4 g
  • Protein: 11.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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