Moroccan Fava Bean Stew

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1 lg Onion; diced
1 Red bell pepper; seeded and
1 Tomato; cored and diced
1 c Cooked or canned chick peas;
2 tb Minced fresh parsley
1 c Couscous
2 c Water
3 Cloves garlic; minced, (up
1 c Cooked or canned small fava
2 c Diced pumpkin or butternut
2 tb Harissa; (Moroccan chile

Original recipe makes 4 Servings



The following is from _Lean Bean Cuisine_ by Jay Solomon, published by Prima Publishing in 1995. I havent tried this but I love the cookbook, in fact I love all his cookbooks. NOt always low fat or fatfree but most are easily converted. each serving 438 calories 15 grams protein 7 grams dietary fiber 69 gram carbohydrate 17 mg sodium 0 cholesterol (he says 12 grams of fat but that is with the 2 tablespoons oil that I have omitted.) saute onions and bell pepper in 2 tablespoons water for about 5 minutes. Add tomato and garlic and cook for 4 minutes more. Stir in the remaining ingredients (except couscous) and cook for 30 minutes over medium heat until the squash is tender. Stir occasionally. Stir in the couscous, cover and let sit for 10 minutes. Posted to fatfree digest by "Jan Gordon" on Jan 30, 1999,

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