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Chorizo & Chickpea Stew

20 Jul

Maybe not the best of lookers…but it sure was tasty!

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Ingredients1 can Chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
1 onion (medium diced)
1 bay leaf
1 Tbsp dried thyme leaves
1/2 pcs cinnamon stick
3 Tbsp Olive oil
3 garlic cloves (finely chopped)
250gms chorizo picante (sliced)
400gms plum tomatoes (medium diced)
200gms baby spinach
Salt & Pepper to taste
White wine to deglaze. (If you don’t enjoy cooking with alcohol you may substitute chicken stock or water.)

Method

 

  1. In a large Saute the onion in the olive oil 1-2min, add garlic and chorizo and continue to cook until onions become translucent and the chorizo just starts to color.
  2. Deglazed with white wine and add tomatoes, bay leaf, cinnamon stick, thyme, chickpeas, and 600mL water or chicken stock.  Cook slowly for 30-35 minutes or until most of the liquid is gone.
  3. Add spinach, remove from heat and toss until spinach has wilted.  Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.
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