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Chickpea Stew

Chickpea Stew with Violife Mediterranean Style Grill Me! Discover the perfect cozy dish to enjoy with your family! 100% vegan and irresistible!

  • cooktimeCooking time50 min
  • preptimePrep time20 min
  • servingsServingsPortions 6
recipe image Chickpea Stew
  • 200 g Violife Mediterranean Style Grill Me!, cut into sticks
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 onions, finely sliced
  • 6 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3 medium eggplants sliced into 2cm rounds
  • 200 g tinned chickpeas
  • 1 small bunch of parsley, chopped
  • 2 x 400 g cans chopped tomatoes
  • 250 g water
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • Flour, for coating
  • Pitta bread, grilled to serve
  1. In a large pot heat oil over medium heat and sauté the onions for 10 minutes. Add in garlic and cinnamon and cook for 1 more minute. Add the eggplant and fry for 5-7 minutes until golden.
  2. Pour in chickpeas, parsley, chopped tomatoes and a cup of water. Season well and simmer for 30 minutes. Stir in the lemon juice.
  3. Coat Violife Mediterranean Style Grill Me! sticks in flour and place in a frying pan with some olive oil.
  4. Fry for 4 minutes on each side, until golden.
  5. Place on a plate lined with kitchen towel to soak up the excess oil.
  6. Add Violife Grill Me! sticks on top of the chickpea stew and serve alongside grilled pitta bread slices.