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Mediterranean Chickpea Chili

Makes: 6 servings
Start to Finish 30 mins
Mediterranean Chickpea Chili
Ingredients
  • 2  tablespoons  extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2  large  onions, sliced (2 cups)
  • 5  cloves  garlic, minced
  • 2  teaspoons  dried basil, crushed
  • 1/4  teaspoon  crushed red pepper
  • 1  large  green sweet pepper, cut in bite-size strips (1-1/4 cups)
  • 3 15 - 16  ounce can  garbanzo beans (chickpeas), rinsed and drained
  • 1 14 1/2 ounce can  reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/3  cup  pitted halved Kalamata olives
  • 1  pint  grape tomatoes, halved
  • 1/2  cup  crumbled feta cheese
  • 2  teaspoons  finely shredded lemon peel
  •  Crumbled feta cheese (optional)
Directions

1. In a Dutch oven, heat the oil over medium-high heat. Cook the onions, garlic, basil, and crushed red pepper in hot oil for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently until softened. Add the sweet pepper and cook and stir for 2 minutes. Add garbanzo beans and cook 2 minutes more, stirring occasionally. Add the broth and olives. Bring to boiling; reduce heat to medium. Simmer, uncovered, for 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

2. Stir in the grape tomatoes. Cook and stir for 2 minutes, just until wilted and heated through. Remove chili from heat. Stir in 1/2 cup feta cheese and lemon peel until cheese is melted. Top each serving with additional cheese.

Nutrition Facts (Mediterranean Chickpea Chili)
  • Servings Per Recipe 6,
  • cal. (kcal) 385,
  • Fat, total (g) 11,
  • chol. (mg) 11,
  • sat. fat (g) 3,
  • carb. (g) 59,
  • Monosaturated fat (g) 4,
  • Polyunsaturated fat (g) 2,
  • fiber (g) 12,
  • sugar (g) 15,
  • pro. (g) 15,
  • vit. A (IU) 729,
  • vit. C (mg) 43,
  • Thiamin (mg) 0,
  • Riboflavin (mg) 0,
  • Niacin (mg) 1,
  • Pyridoxine (Vit. B6) (mg) 1,
  • Folate (g) 173,
  • Cobalamin (Vit. B12) (g) 0,
  • sodium (mg) 812,
  • Potassium (mg) 725,
  • calcium (mg) 172,
  • iron (mg) 4,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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