Try this easy, smoky chickpea stew recipe that’s fit for a vegetarian dinner, ready in less than an hour….and it’s low carb!



  • 1 Red pepper, quartered lengthwise
  • 1 Yellow pepper, quartered lengthwise
  • ¼ cup Oil
  • 1 Red onion, finely chopped
  • 2 Garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 3 tsp Smoked paprika
  • ½ tsp Turmeric
  • 1 Cinnamon stick
  • 800 g Tinned chickpeas, drained, rinsed
  • 400 g Tinned diced tomatoes
  • 2 cups Vegetable stock
  • 200 g Green beans, halved lengthways
  • 100 g Baby rocket



PREHEAT the oven to 220°C.

PLACE the pepper pieces on an oven tray. Then, drizzle with 2 teaspoons of the oil. Roast for 15 minutes or until tender.

MEANWHILE, heat another 1 tablespoon of the oil in a deep, large frying pan over medium heat. Cook onion and garlic, stirring, for 5 minutes or until soft. Add paprika, turmeric and cinnamon; cook, stirring, 1 minute or until fragrant.

ADD chickpeas, tomatoes and stock to pan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, over low heat for 12 minutes or until the sauce thickens. Add beans; simmer for 2 minutes or until just tender. Season to taste.

TOP stew with roasted bell peppers and rocket, and drizzle with remaining oil. Season with pepper to serve.

Tip: Serve with grilled flatbread or couscous and greek-style yoghurt.

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