Cozy Harissa Chickpea Stew

Cozy Harissa Chickpea Stew

OZY HARISSA CHICKPEA STEW – You’re probably sitting on the couch 🛋 wondering what you should have for dinner and my suggestion to you is you should make this!

Cozy Harissa Chickpea Stew

Cozy Harissa Chickpea Stew

This cozy harissa chickpea stew is like a hug in a bowl/plate and a party on your taste buds!
4.5 from 8 votes
Total Time: 35 mins
Course: Dinner
Cuisine: Mediterranean-Inspired
Keyword: Plant-Based, Recipe, Vegan
Author: Shakayla
Servings: 4


  • 2 cups canned chickpeas
  • 1/2 cup onion diced
  • 5 cloves garlic roughly chopped
  • 3 tbsps fresh parsley chopped
  • 3 tbsps fresh cilantro chopped
  • 2-3 cups fresh spinach chopped
  • 1 1/2 cup vegetable broth
  • 1 cup plant milk
  • 1/2 cup harissa sauce
  • 3 tbsps olive oil
  • 3 tsp cumin
  • 3-4 tsp salt or salt to taste
  • 1 tbsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp onion powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • Toppings: Fresh cilatro and dairy-free plain yogurt


  • In a large pot over medium heat, add the olive oil. Once the oil is heated, add in the onions and chopped garlic, and cook until golden. Now stir in the parsley, cilantro, harissa paste, and the seasonings and cook for 2 minutes.
  • Toss in the chickpeas, fresh spinach, vegetable broth, and milk. Stir and cover with a lid, and let simmer for 10-15 minutes.
  • Remove the lid and mash some of the chickpeas with a potato masher or a fork - while leaving a good amount whole. Return to a simmer for an additional 5 minutes or until the liquid has cooked down a bit.
  • Let cool and serve over rice or veggies and top with dairy-free plain yogurt and fresh cilantro.
  • Lastly, pat yourself on the back because YOU DID THATTT!
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