Lamb & Chickpea Chili Recipe

Looking for an easy Lamb & Chickpea Chili recipe? Learn how to make Lamb & Chickpea Chili using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by gigijagi

Makes 4 servings



From EatingWell.com This spicy chili has a North African spin with lamb, cinnamon and harissa. If you can?t find harissa, use mild chili powder in its place. You can turn up the heat with a little cayenne or hot sauce if you like it spicy. Serve with whole-wheat pita bread and tabbouleh. 4 servings, about 1 1/4 cups each | Active Time: 30 minutes | Total Time: 30 minutes Per serving : 328 Calories; 17 g Fat; 4 g Sat; 6 g Mono; 70 mg Cholesterol; 23 g Carbohydrates; 26 g Protein; 8 g Fiber; 689 mg Sodium; 589 mg Potassium Tips & Notes * Make Ahead Tip: Cover and refrigerate for up to 3 days or freeze for up to 3 months. * Note: Harissa is a fiery Tunisian chile paste commonly used in North African cooking. Find it at specialty-food stores or online at mustaphas.com or amazon.com. Different brands of harissa vary in heat, so taste it and add accordingly.

Recipe Ingredients for Lamb & Chickpea Chili

1 tablespoon canola oil
1 medium onion, chopped
1 large red bell pepper, chopped
4 cloves garlic, minced
8 ounces ground lamb
8 ounces lean ground turkey, 93%
3/4 teaspoon salt
4 plum tomatoes, chopped
15 ounce chickpeas, rinsed
1 tablespoon chili powder
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro or mint

Recipe Directions for Lamb & Chickpea Chili

Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Add onion, bell pepper and garlic and cook, stirring occasionally, until beginning to soften, about 3 minutes. Add lamb, turkey and salt and cook, stirring and breaking up with a spoon, until no longer pink, about 4 minutes. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring occasionally, until they have released their liquid and are beginning to break down, about 4 minutes more. Add chickpeas, harissa (or chili powder) and cinnamon and cook, stirring, for 1 minute more. Serve garnished with cilantro (or mint).
Categories

Main Dish

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 423.7g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
668
Calories from Fat
170
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.9g
29%
Saturated Fat
3.8g
19%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
92mg
31%
Sodium
589mg
25%
Potassium
1560mg
45%
Total Carbohydrates
78.2g
26%
Dietary Fiber
22.1g
88%
Sugars
19.4g
Protein
50.3g
Vitamin A 56% Vitamin C 150%
Calcium 16% Iron 53%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • Very high in vitamin C
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