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Home > Recipes > Fruity Moroccan Chickpea Stew recipe

Fruity Moroccan Chickpea Stew recipe

Fruity Moroccan Chickpea Stew recipe

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

10 min
50 min
For the whole family
Vegetarian Vegetarian
Soya free Soya free
Nut free Nut free
Dairy free Dairy free
Egg free Egg free



  • 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)



  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

Pop some dried lentils in a plastic bottle with a lid and let your little one have a good shake!

Swap this for that!

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

Yummy for babies

Suitable from 12m or mash well for 7m

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 - its important that it cooked for long enough to really soften the apricot.

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