Chickpea & Peanut Stew

Chickpea & Peanut Stew

Submitted by Anna (volunteer)

1 can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 onion, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 -2 chili pepper, minced (use hot or mild depending on your tastes)  or ½ tsp red pepper
2 cups vegetable broth, or chicken broth
5 -6 tablespoons peanut butter, to taste
1 (16 ounce) can tomatoes,  crushed  or chopped
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon coriander powder
1 teaspoon turmeric powder
1 zucchini, chopped  ( not required)
1 bell pepper, chopped
salt & pepper

Prep Time: 30 mins
Total Time: 50 mins

1 cook onion till almost soft in broth or a little oil.
2 add garlic and other veggies and cook for a couple minutes.
3 Add all remaining ingredients- Use only as much broth as needed to make it a stew-like consistency.
4 Bring to a boil and then let simmer about 10 minutes or depending on how crip or tender you like your veggies.
5 Great with added cayenne for extra spice.
Serve over Israel couscous for extra body.

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