Eggplant and Chickpea Stew

Eggplant and Chickpea Stew
Summary

This tasty vegetarian entrée gets its unique flavor from the combination of garlic, onions and spices. These help you maximize flavor without adding as much salt.

  • Servings
    4 Servings
  • Serving size
    1 ½ cups
Dinner Lunch Main Dish Vegan Vegetarian High in Fiber Veggie Rich Comfort Food
Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Facts

4 Servings

  • Serving Size
    1 ½ cups
  • Amount per serving Calories 270

  • Total Fat 7g
    • Saturated Fat 1g
  • Cholesterol 0mg
  • Sodium 240mg
  • Total Carbohydrate 46g
    • Dietary Fiber 12g
    • Total Sugars 17g
  • Protein 11g
Dinner Lunch Main Dish Vegan Vegetarian High in Fiber Veggie Rich Comfort Food
Ingredients

Ingredients

  • extra virgin olive oil (divided)
    4 tsp
  • medium yellow onions (1 diced and 1 sliced)
    2
  • garlic (minced)
    3 clove
  • eggplant (cubed)
    1 lbs
  • canned chickpeas (no-salt-added)
    2 cups
  • ground cumin
    1 tsp
  • ground cinnamon
    1 tsp
  • coriander
    1 tsp
  • tomatoes (28-ounce, no-salt added, diced or chopped)
    1 can
  • salt
    1/4 tsp
  • freshly ground black pepper
    1/4 tsp
  • cilantro (freshly chopped)
    1/4 cups
Directions

Directions

  1. Heat 2 Tsps.. olive oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add diced onions and garlic, and cook until onions are soft. Stir in the eggplant, chickpeas, cumin, cinnamon, coriander, tomatoes, salt, and pepper. Increase heat to high, and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to low, and cover the pot. Cook the stew for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until eggplant is very tender.

  2. Meanwhile, heat remaining 2 Tsps.. olive oil and add onion slices. Fry until golden, and remove from heat. When stew is finished, place in serving bowls and top with fried onions and cilantro.

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