A thick vegetarian stew made from pantry staples, such as rice, spices, and canned chickpeas, is enlivened with a bit of yogurt and lime. Curry powder, an Indian blend of spices, is a timesaving source of layered flavor; ground ginger brings a quick dash of citrusy warmth.
This one-pot Moroccan stew is packed with spicy flavor and healthy vegetables. Make this vegetarian dish on a weekend and freeze the leftovers for a fast weeknight dinner.Recipe courtesy of reader Sonya Labbe in Los Angeles.
Chickpeas, white balsamic vinegar, and honey join olives, tomatoes, red onion, and greens for a new twist on a Greek salad. You can use white-wine vinegar in place of the balsamic -- just add more honey to taste.
The vegetable filling for this wrap takes its cues from the classic Provencal stew. Soluble fiber in eggplant and chickpeas may reduce LDL ("bad") cholesterol; lycopene in tomatoes can help protect against cancer.