Moroccan Vegetable Stew
Pair with Paul Mathew Pinot Noir

Serves 4 - 6 entree

Ingredients:

2 tblspn butter
1 onion
1 ½ cups vegetable stock ( or chicken )
1 tspn ground cumin
¼ tspn chili powder
½ tspn ground cardamom
½ tspn ground cinnamon
½ tspn ground nutmeg
Pinch of ground clove
1 yam, peeled and chopped
1 potato, peeled and chopped
3 carrots chopped
¼ cup raisins
5 cloves garlic, chopped
1 zucchini chopped
1 can chick peas
1/3 cup kalamata olives, chopped
Salt and pepper
Cilantro garnish

Directions:

  1. Blend spices in a bowl & add chopped Yam & potato, set aside
  2. In medium sauce pan brown onion with butter till onions are soft. Add stock and bring to boil. Add Yam & Potato and cook on medium for 20 minutes.
  3. Add carrots, raisins & garlic.
  4. Bring to simmer stirring for 15 minutes
  5. Add zucchini, chick peas, garlic, olives, salt and pepper
  6. Simmer covered about 10 minutes
  7. Serve over cous cous or polenta & garnish with chopped cilantro