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Italian Chickpea Stew

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Italian Chickpea Stew

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total prep 291 calories/serving


  • 2 tsp oil
  • 2 links Italian turkey sausage (about 6-1/2 oz)
  • 1 Tbsp minced garlic
  • 2 chicken broth cubes
  • 1/2 oz each) chickpeas, rinsed
  • 1 can (14-1/2 oz) diced tomatoes
  • 1 box (10 oz) frozen chopped spinach
  • 1/2 tsp each dried sage and rosemary
  • 1 Tbsp freshly grated lemon peel


  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add sausage and cook 3 to 4 minutes, breaking up clumps with a wooden spoon, until meat is no longer pink. Stir in garlic.
  • Add 2 cups water and broth cubes. Bring to a boil, stirring until cubes have completely dissolved.
  • Add remaining ingredients except lemon peel. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, cover and simmer, stirring occasionally, 8 to 10 minutes until spinach is hot. Stir in lemon peel.
  • Serve over hot cooked rice.