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Chickpea Peanut Stew

Chickpea Peanut Stew

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Chickpeas, Peanut, Stew
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 cans chickpeas (drained and rinsed)
  • 4-5 cups of fresh spinach


  • 1 tbsp olive oil (or water if oil-free)
  • 3 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 1 1/3 cups vegetable broth
  • 2/3 cup peanut butter (softened)
  • 1 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 medium-sized yellow onion (diced)
  • 4 tbsp tomato paste
  • 2 tsp ground ginger
  • 2 tsp dried coriander
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/4 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1/4-1/2 tsp salt
  • pepper to taste
  • parsley for garnish optional
  • crushed peanuts for garnish optional


  • Begin by adding oil or water to a large pan along with minced garlic and diced onions. Saute over medium heat until garlic is fragrant and onions are translucent.
  • Once the onions and garlic are cooked, add in all of the remaining sauce ingredients and stir until combined.
  • Add in rinsed and drained chickpeas and cook over medium-low heat for about 10 minutes. 
  • Once the sauce has thickened and mixture is finished cooking, begin stirring in the fresh spinach until the leaves have wilted. 
  • Serve over rice or lettuce wraps. Enjoy!