Turkey and Chickpea Stew

Makes 4-6 Servings


… 1 tablespoon olive oil
… 1 clove garlic, minced
… 1 pound ground turkey
… 1 (16-ounce) can crushed tomatoes
… 1 (15-ounce) can chickpeas, drained and rinsed, or 1 1/2 cups of drained cooked dried beans
… 1 (14.5-ounce) can diced white potatoes
… 4 bay leaves
… 1/2 tablespoon dried oregano
… 1/2 tablespoon dried thyme
… Water
… Salt and Pepper
… 3 cups cooked rice (optional), for serving


  1. Heat oil in large pot or saucepan over medium heat, and add garlic, stirring until it begins to brown, 2 to 3 minutes. Add ground turkey and cook until browned and crumbled, breaking up with wooden spoon.
  2. Add tomatoes, chickpeas, potatoes, bay leaves, oregano, thyme, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Fill empty tomato can with water and pour into pot. Bring ingredients to boil, and reduce heat to medium-low to maintain a simmer.
  3. Simmer for one hour. Taste, and adjust seasonings if necessary. To serve, remove bay leaves and spoon over rice in serving bowls.

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