lunches this week – Jamaican chickpea stew

Hello friendly faces

I hope your Sunday finds you well. I hope you like my lunches this week.  It’s Oh My Veggies, Jamaican Chickpea Stew. This dish is real easy and packed full of flavor. Perfect for a quick dinner or an easy healthy lunch!

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Ingredients:

  • 1  Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 medium onion
  • 4 cloves garlic,  minced
  • 1 1/2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp  dried thyme
  • 1/2 tsp ground allspice
  • 1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • 1/4 cup red wine (I substituted vegetable broth)
  • 15 oz can black beans, drained and rinsed
  • 15 oz can chickpeas,  drained and rinsed
  • 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes

Instructions:

  1.  Heat olive oil in large skillet over medium high heat.  Add onion and garlic and saute until onion is translucent. About 5 minutes.
  2. Add the curry powder,  thyme,  allspice, and red pepper flakes.  Cook until fragrant,  about 30 seconds.
  3. Stir in red wine (vegetable broth), black beans, chickpeas, and Tomatoes.  Bring to a full boil, and then reduce heat to medium low.  Simmer for 15 to 20 minutes.
  4. Serve over brown rice.
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