Mediterranian Chickpeas With Vegetables & Chicken Recipe

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Mediterranian chickpeas with Vegetables & Chicken

Tracilyn Nitti

By
@Squee03

This dish started out as a vegetarian delight. The chicken part is optional. :)


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Serves:

4-6

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

1 Hr 10 Min

Method:

Stove Top

Ingredients

1 Tbsp
olive oil, extra virgin
1 c
diced onions
1 clove
garlic
1 19 oz can(s)
chickpeas (drained, rinsed)
2 c
rice
2 tsp
dried basil
1/2 tsp
sugar
1/2 tsp
black pepper
1/4 c
parmesean cheese
1/8 tsp
salt
2
bay leaves
1 28 oz can(s)
diced tomato - undrained
2 c
diced zucchini
4-6
boneless, skinnless chicken breasts. (optional)

Directions Step-By-Step

1
On medium, heat oil til hot. Add onion and garlic. saute 3 minutes. Add basil, sugar, black pepper, salt, 2 bay leaves, tomatoes. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to medium. Cook 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. Stir in chickpeas, and cook 3 minutes. Add zucchini, cover, and cook until zucchnini is tender. Discard bay leaves. Serve over chicken or rice.
2
If serving over chicken, cook the chicken, onion, and garlic before adding remaining ingredients. I usually just herb the chicken with some basil, salt and pepper. Cook til chicken is golden brown, THEN begin adding the chickpeas, basil, sugar, black pepper, (etc) and follow the recipe to conclusion.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Italian
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Healthy