Harira: Moroccan Chickpea Stew

Harira: Moroccan Chickpea Stew

4.7 of 5 (3)
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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 10
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 227.4
  • Total Fat: 2.0 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 915.7 mg
  • Total Carbs: 44.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.9 g
  • Protein: 9.5 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Harira: Moroccan Chickpea Stew calories by ingredient


Adapted from Emiril Lagasse's recipe on foodtv.com Adapted from Emiril Lagasse's recipe on foodtv.com
Number of Servings: 10


    6 cups (3 cans) chickpeas OR 1/4-lb dried chickpeas
    1 cup chopped onion
    1/2 cup chopped celery (or add more onion)
    1 28-oz can diced tomato in their own juices (reduced sodium, if possible)
    2 tsp ginger
    2 tsp tumeric
    1 tsp black pepper
    1 tsp cinnamon
    1/2 tsp nutmeg
    1/4-lb (about 2/3cup) dried green lentils
    1/2 cup dry brown rice
    4 cups vegetable stock/broth
    1/2 cup chopped fresh cilantro


Add a spritz of lemon juice and cilantro as garnish.


If using dried chickpeas, cover with water and let hydrate for 8 hours. Chop onion and celery. Add all ingredients to large stockpot and simmer for 45 minutes to 1 hour.

Serving Size: Makes 10 1-cup servings

Number of Servings: 10

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user ATALANTIS19.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    Nice flavourful soup. I enjoyed it. - 1/1/20

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    Very Good
    Flavorful recipe. - 1/1/20

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    We enjoy this on cold evenings - 1/14/19

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    0 of 1 people found this review helpful
    Gonna try this one - 1/30/17

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    Great harira recipe. No less delicious without the chicken (in Emeril's recipe). Great addition to Spark. - 2/26/12