Sophie says...

' This delicious warming chickpea stew is made from store cupboard ingredients and is a great way to make a healthy and nutritious meal from minimal ingredients. Rich in fibre, plant-based proteins and lycopene it is nutritious as well as delicious. You can add and substitute any ingredients if you don't have them to hand.' 

Moroccan Chickpea Stew

(GF) (DF)

Serves 4


1 can of Chickpeas

1 Cup of Red Lentils

2 Garlic Cloves

150g of Carrots

1 White Onion

1 + ½ Cup of Passata

1 tsp of Turmeric Powder

1 tsp of Cinnamon

1 tsp of Paprika

1 Tbsp of Harissa Paste

150ml of Vegetable Stock

3 Tbsp of Olive Oil

Herbs of Choice

Salt & Pepper

Optional to Serve


Coconut Cream


  1.  First chop the onion finely and place into a non-stick pan with olive oil. Sweat the onion until it is soft.

  2.  Finely chop the garlic and the carrots. Stir the garlic and carrots into the onions.

  3.  Add the turmeric powder, paprika, chilli flakes and harissa paste. Then cover with the passata and simmer on a medium heat. Add the red lentils and the vegetable stock and leave with a lid on the pan to simmer for 10-15minutes.

  4. Once the stew has thickened and the lentils have softened add the chickpeas once drained. Stir in the chickpeas, season to your taste with salt and pepper and add any herbs you may have at hand.