Moroccan Chickpea Stew
You can never have too many soup recipes, so give Moroccan Chickpe It is a good option if you're following a gluten free and vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes. It will be a hit at your Autumn event.
Heat olive oil in a large saucepan over medium-high heat.
Add onion, carrot, garlic, and jalapeo to pan; saut 6 minutes or until tender. Stir in potato and next 7 ingredients (through broth). Bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes or until potato is tender.
Serve over rice. Top with yogurt.
Wine note: With spicy ethnic cuisine, seek out the German grape gewrztraminer, which yields wines with floral and lychee aromas, as well as natural sweetness that makes a perfect foil to the jalapeo and cumin in the stew. Chateau St. Jean Gewrztraminer 2006 ($15), from Sonoma, California, offers classic honeysuckle and melon aromas, with a spice-friendly sweetness and snappy acidity that adds texture to the dish. -Jeffery Lindenmuth