Monday, March 5, 2012
Moroccan Squash and Chickpea Stew
The smell of this stew simmering filled the house with the most fabulous aroma ever. No, I mean it. I am hungry all over again just remembering it.
The recipe is from Mom Filter and I followed it pretty much exactly except that I didn't have preserved lemons. I grated some lemon peel and immersed chunky pieces of lemon into the stew instead, which I later forgot to mention to the people eating it. Oops, don't eat the chunks of lemon. :)
The recipe called for cinnamon which I don't always like in savory dishes, but this was perfect. If you don't like it, try just a small bit - if you do like cinnamon, go crazy, it really makes this dish.
I served it over couscous but next time I wouldn't bother, I would just enjoy the stew. It was that awesome.
The preserved lemons had me curious so I am going to take a stab at making some of those. I've never seen them in any of our grocery stores. Maybe they're more gourmet than small-town Beamsville, lol. Have you ever seen them or used them in a recipe?
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