Golden raisins and almonds are classic Moroccan ingredients that are essential to this comforting weeknight stew. The raisins add sweetness and the almonds add texture.

Source: Midwest Living

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Credit: Blaine Moats

Recipe Summary

hands-on:
15 mins
total:
55 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
8 cups
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • In a large saucepan, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, garlic cumin, salt, coriander, paprika, and cinnamon. Cook until onion is tender, about 5 minutes.

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  • Add tomatoes, breaking them up as you add them. Add chicken broth and lentils. Bring to a boil; reduce heat and simmer, covered, until lentils are tender, about 20 minutes.

  • Add green beans and raisins; simmer, covered, until beans are tender, 12 to 15 minutes. Add chicken and zest and juice from the lemon. Cook until heated through, 3 to 5 minutes. Serve over couscous; top with cilantro and almonds.

Nutrition Facts

442 calories; fat 15g; cholesterol 42mg; saturated fat 2g; carbohydrates 54g; mono fat 9g; poly fat 3g; insoluble fiber 9g; sugars 17g; protein 26g; vitamin a 1206IU; vitamin c 32.6mg; thiamin 1.1mg; riboflavin 0.4mg; niacin equivalents 7.9mg; vitamin b6 0.7mg; folate 134.5mcg; vitamin b12 0.2mcg; sodium 780mg; potassium 953mg; calcium 141mg; iron 4.6mg.
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