Recipe: Moroccan Lentil Stew With Raisins
This Moroccan-inspired soup may surprise you with its inclusion of raisins. But don’t worry! They pair great with the cinnamon and cumin.
This hearty, flavorful Moroccan-inspired stew will delight your taste buds. Enjoy the blend of cinnamon and cumin and the sweet, surprising pop of raisins. You won’t even notice that it’s low in fat and high in dietary fiber.
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1 Tbs. olive oil
1 cup chopped onion
3 cloves garlic, minced (1 Tbs.)
1 28-oz. can crushed tomatoes
36 oz. low salt lentil soup
1 15-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
½ cup raisins or dried currants
2 tsp. ground cinnamon, or more to taste
1 ½ tsp. ground cumin
¼ tsp. red pepper flakes, or to taste
6 Tbs. plain nonfat Greek yogurt or soy yogurt, optional
Makes six servings.
Nutrition information (per 1-cup serving)
Total Fat 4g
Saturated fat 1g
Dietary Fiber 13g
This recipe originally appeared at vegetariantimes.com