This stick-to-your-ribs vegetarian dish can be served over barley, couscous, or millet. Cook whichever grain you choose separately, according to the label directions, and spoon the colorful stew over it just before serving.

Jane Kirby
Recipe by Real Simple March 2004

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Susie Cushner

Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
additional:
7 hrs 15 mins
total:
7 hrs 30 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine the carrots, turnips, onion, garlic, tomatoes (with their liquid), broth, salt, cumin, and pepper flakes in a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker. Cook on low heat for 6 hours, or on high for 3 hours. Add the zucchini and chickpeas and cook 1 hour longer on low.

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Nutrition Facts

calcium 96mg; 136 calories; calories from fat 0%; carbohydrates 28g; cholesterol 0mg; fat 1g; fiber 6g; iron 1mg; protein 5mg; saturated fat 0g; sodium 1332mg.
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