Stewed Chicken and Chickpeas

Total Time:
35 min
Prep:
15 min
Cook:
20 min

Yield:
4 servings
Level:
Easy

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NUTRITION INFO
Ingredients
  • 1 14 -ounce can no-salt-added tomato sauce
  • 1 15 -ounce can chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 small bell pepper (any color), thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup dried apricots, halved
  • 2 cloves garlic, smashed
  • 1/4 teaspoon garam masala or ground cinnamon, plus more for topping
  • Large pinch of red pepper flakes
  • Kosher salt
  • 4 6 -ounce skinless, boneless chicken breasts
  • 1/4 cup low-fat (2 percent) Greek yogurt
  • Chopped fresh parsley, for topping (optional)
  • 3 whole-wheat pitas, quartered
Directions

Combine the tomato sauce, 1 cup water, the chickpeas, bell pepper, apricots, garlic, garam masala, red pepper flakes and 1/2 teaspoon salt in a large skillet and bring to a simmer over medium-high heat. Nestle the chicken in the tomato-chickpea mixture; reduce the heat to maintain a gentle simmer and cook, uncovered, turning the chicken once, until cooked through, about 20 minutes.

Divide the chicken and tomato-chickpea mixture among plates, top with the yogurt and sprinkle with parsley and garam masala to taste. Serve with the pita wedges.

Photograph by Christopher Testani

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