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Kale and Chickpea Stew

Kale and Chickpea Stew Recipe

Kale and Chickpea Stew is a hearty vegetarian meal that's perfect for a cold winter day. 
Course Dinner
Servings 4 people


  • 1 bunch  kale
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • chopped yellow onion
  • 2 tablespoons  minced garlic
  • 2 tablespoons  olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons  paprika
  • 1/4 teaspoon  cumin
  • 2 cans chickpeas
  • pinch  salt to taste


  • Trim the stems from the Kale and discard (or use for another recipe)
  • Bring a cup of water to boil and steam the kale leaves until they wilt
  • Remove the kale from the water and set asideAdd the olive oil to a skillet heated over medium high heat
  • Add the onion, garlic and tomatoes and cook for about 5 minutes
  • Add the paprika and cumin, stir and cook for another 2 minutes
  • Add the chickpeas and their liquid and increase the heat to high
  • Bring to a boil while and then add the kale and the salt
  • Reduce heat to medium and let simmer for about 10 minutes
  • Serve warm