Baharat Chickpea Stew

Baharat Chickpea Stew

Total Time: 00h 45m
Hands-on Time: 00h 15m
Makes: 4 servings

This Middle Eastern-inspired Baharat Chickpea Stew makes such a filling, warming, comforting dinner or lunch. It’s packed with veggies, protein and full of flavor from baharat spice.

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  • 1 cup dry couscous or quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon avocado oil
  • 1 medium onion, chopped
  • 4 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 tablespoons tomato paste
  • 1 tablespoon Simply Organic® Baharat Seasoning
  • 1 teaspoon Simply Organic® Paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon Simply Organic® Crushed Red Pepper
  • 1 medium sweet potato, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 2 medium carrots, chopped (about 1 cup)
  • 1 can (14 ounces) chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 can (14 ounces} chopped tomatoes
  • 1 can (14 ounces) tomato sauce
  • 1 teaspoon maple syrup
  • 1/2 teaspoon Himalayan pink salt, or to taste
  • Fresh mint, chopped, for serving


  1. Prepare couscous or quinoa according to directions on package. Set aside.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, heat avocado oil over medium high heat. Add onion and sauté for 5 minutes. Add garlic and cook for another minute.
  3. Add tomato paste, Baharat Seasoning, paprika and red pepper flakes, stirring until a paste forms.
  4. Add sweet potato, carrots, chickpeas, tomatoes, tomato sauce and maple syrup.
  5. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for about 25 to 30 minutes, until potatoes are fork-tender. Add salt to taste. Adjust seasonings and add more red pepper flakes for a little extra heat, if desired.
  6. Serve over couscous or quinoa. Garnish with chopped mint.