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Vegetable and Chickpea Curry

Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1 1/3 cups vegetable mixture and 1 lemon wedge)
Aromatic Indian spices mingle with chickpeas, green beans, and potatoes. Coconut milk is stirred into the cooked curry for a creamy finish. Serve over quick-cooking couscous.

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 1/2 cups chopped onion
  • 1 cup (1/4-inch-thick) slices carrot
  • 1 tablespoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 serrano chile, seeded and minced
  • 3 cups cooked chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • 1 1/2 cups cubed peeled baking potato
  • 1 cup diced green bell pepper
  • 1 cup (1-inch) cut green beans
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
  • 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1 (14-ounce) can vegetable broth
  • 3 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 cup light coconut milk
  • 6 lemon wedges

Nutrition Information

  • calories 276
  • caloriesfromfat 23 %
  • fat 7.2 g
  • satfat 1.9 g
  • monofat 2.3 g
  • polyfat 1.3 g
  • protein 10.9 g
  • carbohydrate 44.7 g
  • fiber 10.6 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 4.3 mg
  • sodium 623 mg
  • calcium 107 mg

How to Make It

  1. Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add onion and carrot; cover and cook 5 minutes or until tender. Add curry powder, sugar, ginger, garlic, and chile; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly.

  2. Place onion mixture in a 5-quart electric slow cooker. Stir in chickpeas and next 8 ingredients (through broth). Cover and cook on HIGH 6 hours or until vegetables are tender. Add spinach and coconut milk; stir until spinach wilts. Serve with lemon wedges.