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Moroccan Garbanzo Beans with Raisins

moroccan garbanzo beans with raisins Entree Moroccan
Moroccan Garbanzo Beans with Raisins
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Servings 4

Enjoy these wonderful garbanzo beans with raisins that can be served over rice – ready in just 20 minutes that’s perfect for a dinner.

Updated October 22, 2010

Ingredients

  • 1 1/3
    cups uncooked regular long-grain white rice
  • 2 2/3
    cups water
  • 1
    tablespoon peanut or vegetable oil
  • 1
    large onion, sliced
  • 1
    medium onion, chopped (1/2 cup)
  • 1
    clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1
    cup diced acorn or butternut squash
  • 1/4
    cup raisins
  • 1
    cup vegetable broth
  • 1
    teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 1
    teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2
    teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1
    can (15 to 16 oz) garbanzo beans, drained, rinsed

Steps

  • 1
    Cook rice in water as directed on package.
  • 2
    Meanwhile, in 3-quart saucepan, heat oil over medium heat. Add sliced onion, chopped onion and garlic; cook about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally, until onions are tender. Stir in remaining ingredients except garbanzo beans.
  • 3
    Heat to boiling. Reduce heat; cover and simmer about 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until squash is tender. Stir in beans; heat thoroughly. Serve over rice.

  • Garbanzo, chickpea, ceci. This bean with many names shares culinary history with Mediterranean, Middle Eastern, Indian and Mexican cultures. Unlike most cooked legumes, this nutty-flavored bean has a firm texture.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
470
Calories from Fat
60
% Daily Value
Total Fat
6g
10%
Saturated Fat
1g
5%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
860mg
36%
Potassium
650mg
19%
Total Carbohydrate
88g
29%
Dietary Fiber
11g
43%
Sugars
11g
Protein
14g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
10%
10%
Vitamin C
8%
8%
Calcium
10%
10%
Iron
30%
30%
Exchanges:
5 Starch; 1/2 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
6
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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