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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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; total fat 15g; saturated fat 2g; polyunsaturated fat 3g; monounsaturated fat 9g; cholesterol 42mg; sodium 780mg; potassium 953mg; carbohydrates 54g; fiber 9g; sugar 17g; protein 26g; trans fatty acidg; vitamin a 1206IU; vitamin c 33mg; thiamin 1mg; riboflavinmg; niacin equivalents 8mg; vitamin b6 1mg; folate 135mcg; vitamin b12mcg; calcium 141mg; iron 5mg.

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