Sicilian Garbanzo Stew

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

  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
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