Healthy Moroccan Chickpea Stew

This easy moroccan chickpea stew is packed with flavor, is hearty and filling, and super quick to make.

Enjoy as a meatless weeknight meal or as a healthy meal prep recipe! 

Servings Prep Time: 5 mins Cook Time: 20 mins Cooling time: 5 mins Total Time: 30 mins
Course: Main Course Cuisine: Mediterranean Calories: 293 kcal AuthorBethany Kramer


  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 14-ounce cans diced tomatoes
  • 2 14-ounce can chickpeas
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tbsp tomato paste
  • 1 tsp each tumeric, paprika, and garam masala
  • 1 tbsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp black pepper
  • pinch of cinnamon and cayenne pepper
  • jasmine rice or quinoa
  • cilantro


  1. In a medium pot on medium heat, saute diced onion in olive oil for 3 minutes. Stir often, onions should be soft and edges should be slightly brown when done. Add garlic, chickpeas, salt & pepper, spices, and cook for about a minute until fragrant. 
  2. Add diced tomatoes, water, tomato paste, and simmer on low to medium heat for 20 minutes. Liquids will reduce and sauce will thicken. 
  3. Serve with cooked rice or quinoa with chopped cilantro. Enjoy! 
The City of Melrose and Town of Wakefield Health Director Ruth Clay tried making this recipe and loved it. Great job Ruth!

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