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Chickpeas with Tomatoes and Ginger

Chickpeas And Tomatoes with ginger

This tasty stew of chickpeas and tomatoes, flavored with lots of ginger, is vegan, wheat-free, low fat, and best of all, delicious! Recipe from Taste Life! Organic Recipes* (2002) by Leslie Cerier. Reprinted by permission of Square One Publishers.

Serves: 4 to 6

  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 large onion, sliced
  • 4 cups chopped ripe tomatoes
  • 1 to 2 tablespoons grated ginger, to taste
  • 1 1/2 to 2 cups cooked chickpeas
    (or one 15- to 16-ounce can, drained and rinsed)
  • 1/4 teaspoon turmeric
  • 1 teaspoon cumin
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
  • 1/4 to 1/2 cup cilantro, chopped

Heat the oil in a medium skillet Sauté onions, ginger, and tomatoes over medium heat until the tomatoes are juicy, about 10 minutes.

Add chick peas, and spices. Stir and simmer for 5 to 10 minutes longer, to allow flavors to blend.

Season with salt and pepper. Stir in the cilantro and serve hot or at room temperature.

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