Curried Vegetable Stew with Couscous


Healthy, Hearty Stew Recipe!

Curried Vegetable Stew with Couscous

Makes: 4 servings

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

1 tablespoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
1 teaspoon curry powder
1/4 teaspoon ground allspice
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1 1/4 cup water
3 tablespoons olive oil
1/2 cup chopped onion
1 tablespoon chopped garlic
1 tablespoon chopped fresh cilantro
1 head cauliflower, cut into florets
2 zucchini, diced
1 cup green beans, cut into 1/2-inch diagonal pieces
1 cup canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
1 cup diced fresh tomatoes
Cooked couscous


1. Stir spices, salt, pepper, and 2 tablespoons of the water together in a small bowl until smooth. Set aside.

2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add onion, garlic, cilantro, and spice mixture. Cook, stirring, 1 minute, or until onion begins to soften.

3. Add cauliflower, zucchini, and green beans; cook 2 minutes. Add 1 cup plus 2 tablespoons water; bring to a boil. Simmer, covered, for 5 minutes, or until vegetables are just tender.

4. Stir in chickpeas and tomatoes; simmer 5 minutes more. Serve with couscous, if desired.

Nutrition facts per serving (without couscous): 205 calories, 7g protein, 21g carbohydrate, 12g fat (1.5g saturated), 6g fiber

Provided by the editors of Fitness Magazine!

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