Chic Pea Tangine

(Compliments of Jesse Clark)


1c mixed dried fruit (raisins, apricots, dates, figs, etc)1Tbsp Olive Oil                               
1 # string beans, zucchini, turnips, yam
1 large onion                                               
14oz can chopped tomatoes with liquid
2 cloves garlic                                 
1 1/2c water
1/2 tsp cinnamon                            
11/2c cooked chick peas
1/4 tsp turmeric                               
1/8 tsp allspice                                
1 bunch leafy greens chopped (chard, spinach)
1/2c slivered or sliced almonds
2Tbsp parsley
1Tbsp lemon juice

Bring water to a boil and remove from heat.  Soak dried fruit for 20 minutes
Saute onions and add spices stirring for 30 seconds.

Add String Beans, tomatoes, stock, chickpeas and soaked fruit.  Simmer until string beans are tenderAdd chopped greens, stir until wilted.

Add almonds, parsley and lemon juice before serving.

Serve over rice or millet