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Warm Chickpea and Quorn Pieces Harissa Stew

warm chickpea and quorn pieces harissa stew vegetarian recipe

Accented with spicy harissa sauce, this satisfying stew with aubergine, red pepper and Quorn Pieces is a true winter warmer. Drizzle with homemade tahini and serve with crusty bread for a delicious dinner.

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Made with Quorn Vegetarian Chicken Pieces

High in Protein

Gluten Free

Low in Saturated Fat

No Soy

Ingredients

Stew:

  • 1 pack (300g) Quorn Pieces
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 1 red pepper, chopped
  • 2 small aubergines, chopped into 2cm cubes, 650g
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 4 tsp harissa paste
  • 400g tin chopped tomatoes
  • 250ml jarred strained, pureed tomatoes (passata)
  • 125ml vegetable stock
  • 400g tin chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 70g feta, crumbled
  • 35g toasted pine nuts
  • 2 tbsp finely chopped fresh coriander

Tahini Sauce:

  • 2 tbsp tahini
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp water
  • Pinch salt
  • 1 loaf crusty bread, for serving

Method

For the stew:

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan over a medium heat. Cook the onion, red pepper, aubergines, garlic and salt together for 10 minutes or until starting to soften.
  2. Stir in the Quorn Pieces and harissa. Cook for 3 minutes, stirring, until everything is well coated. Stir in the chopped tomatoes, vegetable stock, tomato passata and chickpeas, then bring to a simmer and reduce the heat to medium-low. Cook for 20-25 minutes or until the vegetables are tender and the sauce has thickened.

For the tahini sauce:

  1. Meanwhile, whisk together the tahini, lemon juice, water and salt until smooth.

To serve:

  1. Divide the stew between 6 bowls, drizzle with the tahini sauce and top with feta, pine nuts and coriander.

Chefs tip

Serve also with warm pitta bread or couscous.

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3 out of 5 stars

Louise

5 out of 5 stars

Made this tonight, tasted fantastic, everyone loved it. Didn’t have any harissa so improvised with various spices. Will definitely make again.

Susan

4 out of 5 stars

Pleasantly surprised at how tasty this was. I added a 1/2 tsp each of ground cumin and ground coriander and used a spicy harissa paste. Also added 1 tablespoon of olive oil to the tahini sauce in place of some of the water. Will make this again.

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