Moroccan Eggplant with Garbanzo BeansThis is a great example of how to add a tasty vegetarian dish to your Healthiest Way of Eating while enjoying the benefits of its concentration of health-promoting nutrients at the same time!
Prep and Cook Time: 35 minutes
- Slice onion and press garlic and let sit for at least 5 minutes to bring out their health-promoting benefits.
- Heat 1 TBS broth in a 10-12 inch skillet. Healthy Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Add garlic, red bell pepper, eggplant, garam masala, and turmeric. Stir to mix well for a minute, and add broth and tomato sauce. Stir again to mix, cover, and cook over medium low heat for 15 minutes, stirring occasionally, or until peppers and eggplant are tender. This is our Stovetop Braising cooking method.
- Add garbanzo beans, lentils, red chili flakes, and raisins. Simmer for another 5 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Top with chopped cilantro.