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Sicilian Garbanzo Stew

Add something flavorful to your dinner table with this delicious bean and vegetable stew that's ready in 45 minutes.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 45 min
  • ingredients 14
  • servings 6
 

Ingredients

4
cups water
1
tablespoon lemon juice
4
teaspoons vegetable or chicken-flavor instant bouillon
1
teaspoon fennel seed, crushed
1/2
teaspoon dried thyme leaves
1
bay leaf
1
medium onion, finely chopped*
1
stalk celery, chopped (1/2 cup)*
2
garlic cloves, minced*
4
medium baking potatoes, peeled, sliced*
3
large carrots, thinly sliced (2 cups)*
2
(15-oz.) cans garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed
1
cup packed fresh parsley including tender stems, chopped (about 1/2 cup)*
1/8
to 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In nonstick Dutch oven, combine all ingredients except parsley and pepper; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are very tender.
  • 2 Remove and discard bay leaf. With potato masher, mash vegetables into broth to make a thick chunky mixture. (Garbanzo beans will not mash as thoroughly as other vegetables; leave as is for extra texture.) Stir in parsley and pepper.
  • 1 In nonstick Dutch oven, combine all ingredients except parsley and pepper; mix well. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low; cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are very tender.
  • 2 Remove and discard bay leaf. With potato masher, mash vegetables into broth to make a thick chunky mixture. (Garbanzo beans will not mash as thoroughly as other vegetables; leave as is for extra texture.) Stir in parsley and pepper.

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* To speed preparation, use food processor with metal blade to chop onion, celery and garlic. Replace metal blade with thin slicing disk; slice potatoes and carrots on top of chopped vegetables. Remove all vegetables from bowl. Clean and dry bowl before chopping parsley with metal blade.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 1/2 Cups
Calories
270
(
Calories from Fat
25),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
3%
(Saturated Fat
0g,
0%
),
Cholesterol
0mg
0%;
Sodium
820mg
820%;
Total Carbohydrate
50g
50%
(Dietary Fiber
10g
10%
  Sugars
6g
6%
),
Protein
11g
11%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
320%;
Vitamin C
50%;
Calcium
10%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
3 Starch; 3 Other Carbohydrate; 1 Very Lean Meat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.