Sicilian squash and chickpea stew

Apr 5, 2015   //   by . Recipe section Recipes  //  No Comments

A Jamie Oliver recipe that’s very tasty and cost effective. Love the mixture of spices in this recipe

Sicilian squash and chickpea stew

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By claireapril26 Published: April 5, 2015

  • Makes: 4
  • Prep: 1 hr 35 mins

A Jamie Oliver recipe that's very tasty and cost effective. Love the mixture of spices in this recipe



  1. Preheat oven to 190c. Peel squash and take out the seeds. Cut into squares about 4cm and place in large roasting tin. Drizzle with oil and season. Roast for 40 mins until golden brown
  2. Roughly chop onions and put in a casserole pan with oil. Finely slice the coriander stalks and add to the pan with the raisins, most of the cinnamon and chilli flakes. Cook for 20 minutes with lid on stirring occasionally. Add the cooked squah with stone less olives,tomatoes and tin of chickpeas with its juice. Crumble in veg stocks with 500ml of boiling water then turn up heat and simmer for 40 minutes with the lid off or until thick.
  3. Toss the squash seeds and strips of peel with the remaining cinnamon and chilli flakes. Then roast them all for 10 minutes or until crispy.
  4. 15 minutes before stew ready, place couscous in bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave for 10 minutes.
  5. Serve stew with fluffed up couscous, spoon over stew, drizzle with yoghurt and coriander leaves and squash peel and crispy seeds

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