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Protein-packed Saffron Garbanzo Bean Stew

This is a quick and creamy Saffron Garbanzo Beans recipe great when craving a great nutritious casserole with a very different flavor kick!
5 from 13 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine Mediterranean, Vegan, Vegetarian
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 252 kcal



  • Stir fry. In a saucepan, stir fry the onions, half of the mushrooms, and garlic in oil on medium heat.
  • Add chickpeas and herbs. Add the saffron and herbs, immediately followed by the garbanzo beans.
  • Add the remaining mushrooms. Add the rest of the mushrooms cut in different shapes (this will contribute to better textures in every bite).
  • Add stock. Add the vegetable stock, salt, and pepper.
  • Add vegan cheese. When creamy, add the cheese, which will melt in about a minute.
  • Serve. Serve immediately.


Serve alone or with white rice; we used brown basmati or steamed Jasmine Rice.

Nutrition Facts

Calories: 252kcalCarbohydrates: 38gProtein: 13gFat: 7gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 2gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gSodium: 251mgPotassium: 718mgFiber: 10gSugar: 10gVitamin A: 156IUVitamin C: 6mgCalcium: 69mgIron: 4mg
Keyword chickpeas, chickpeas stew, dinner, garbanzo beans, garbanzo stew, lunch
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