Aubergine and chickpea stew

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This delicious stew is quick to prepare and also vegan and gluten-free! A deliciously healthy recipe to start the week with. This recipe is also great to cook for larger groups!

Season: All
Servings: 4
Diet: Vegam, gluten free
Time: 30 minutes
Difficulty: Easy


Ingredients :
• 4 shallots 
• 2 cloves of garlic
• 2 tsp. tomato puree
• 2 tsp. cumin powder 
• Pinch of chilli flakes
• 2 tins of chickpeas
• 2 tins of diced tomatoes
• 2 bay leaves
• 2 aubergines
• 1 tsp. caster sugar
• 250 gr. Greek or Turkish yoghurt (or vegan yoghurt)
• 1 lemon
• bunch of parsley
• Turkish bread, bulgur or quinoa

Preparation:
1. Preheat the oven to 200 degrees and line a baking tray with baking paper.
2. Dice the aubergines, spread out on the baking tray and add a dash of olive oil, salt and pepper and mix well. Bake the aubergines for 20-25 minutes.
3. Meanwhile, cut the shallots into half rings. Heat a dash of olive oil in a frying pan and fry the shallots for a few minutes until they are soft. Add the tomato puree, cumin powder and a pinch of chilli flakes and fry for a minute.
4. Rinse the chickpeas and add them to the pan along with the diced tomatoes, a splash (100-200 ml. of water), bay leaves, sugar and a generous pinch of salt and pepper and leave to simmer for around 15 minutes.
5. If you are serving the stew with bulgur or quinoa, cook it according to the packaging. 6. Add the baked aubergines to the stew and leave to simmer for a further minute.
7. Mix the zest of the lemon with the yoghurt and a pinch of salt.
8. Serve the stew with the lemon yoghurt, chopped parsley and the Turkish bread/bulgur or quinoa.

chickpea and aubergine stew

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