Moroccan Chickpea Stew Weaning Recipe

Perfect for the whole family

Give little + big taste buds a yummy explosion of fruit tastes mixed with herbs + spices all in one yummy stew!

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  • Vegetarian
  • Soya free
  • Nut free
  • Dairy free
  • Egg free


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  • 120g dried lentils
  • 1xtin chick peas
  • 1xtin of tomatoes
  • 100g grilled pepper (from the jar)
  • 40g diced apricots
  • 40g raisins
  • 1xTbs cumin
  • 1x Tsp cinnamon
  • 1xTsp ginger
  • 1 x pack of Couscous (made up as per the packs instructions)


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  1. Cook the red lentils in boiling water for 25 minutes until softened.
  2. Dice red peppers and finely chop apricots.
  3. Add chickpeas with their water, tomatoes, spices, apricots, red peppers and raisins to a pan.
  4. Add cooked lentils.
  5. Cook over a medium heat for 25 minutes to cook out the spices and soften the raisins and apricots.
  6. Make up cous cous as per packet instructions.
Fun for little ones

Fun for little ones

Pop some dried lentils in a plastic bottle with a lid and let your little one have a good shake! Suitable from 12m or mash well for 7m.

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Top tips!

If you have a slow cooker- you can put all ingredients in there together (excluding the cous cous) with an additional 150mls water. Cook for 2 hours. If the sauce becomes too thick when cooking, add some more water - it's important that it cooked for long enough to really soften the apricot.

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Would be delicious with slow-cooked diced lamb for non-veggies

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