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Serve this full-flavored stew with salad and crusty French bread or garlic toast for a light meal. For heat, add 1/4 teaspoon ground red pepper.

Recipe by Cooking Light May 2007


Recipe Summary

8 servings (serving size: 1 1/2 cups)


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion and garlic; sauté 1 minute. Add chicken; sauté 4 minutes. Add tomato paste; cook 1 minute. Partially mash chickpeas with a potato masher. Add chickpeas, chard, and remaining ingredients; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes. Cool completely. Place chickpea mixture in an airtight container or heavy-duty zip-top plastic bag; freeze.

  • Thaw chickpea mixture overnight in refrigerator. Reheat chickpea mixture in microwave or place mixture in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 5 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

161 calories; calories from fat 17%; fat 3g; saturated fat 0.2g; mono fat 1.4g; poly fat 1g; protein 18g; carbohydrates 16.6g; fiber 3.9g; cholesterol 33mg; iron 1.8mg; sodium 610mg; calcium 40mg.