Crock-Pot Chickpea Stew With Balsamic Caramelized Onions

Crock-Pot Chickpea Stew With Balsamic Caramelized Onions

The U. S. is having one of those long holiday weekends and many people on the East Coast are snowed in, which I think translates into a perfect weekend to break out the slow cooker! Of course, it's no secret I'm a huge slow cooker fan, and I'm also a member of the Chickpea Fan Club, so you can see how this Crock-Pot Chickpea Stew with Balsamic Caramelized Onions from Cookin' Canuck would appeal to me. But it's not just the combination of slow cooker plus chickpeas that made me save this recipe for a Meatless Monday post, it's the balsamic caramelized onions that really got me excited about the recipe. This easy dish starts with canned chickpeas, and if you're not a chickpea fan I bet Dara won't mind if you use some other type of white beans, but please don't skip the onions!

Chickpea Stew
Image: Courtesy of Cookin' Canuck

Get the recipe for Crock-Pot Chickpea Stew with Balsamic Caramelized Onions from Cookin' Canuck.

Have you made something interesting for Meatless Monday this week? If so please share the recipe link or your recipe in the comments. You can find more Meatless Monday recipes by clicking the tag Meatless Mondays.

BlogHer Contributing Editor Kalyn Denny is proud to be an official Meatless Monday blogger. She blogs at Kalyn's Kitchen, where she's committed to low-glycemic cooking, and also at Slow Cooker From Scratch, where she features "from scratch" slow cooker recipes. Kalyn probably won't ever be a vegetarian, but she does love to make meatless dishes such as Crock-Pot Red Lentil, Chickpea, and Tomato Soup.

Related Posts

A Hearty Barley, Caramelized Onion, and White Bean Stew

Editor’s note: Eating meatless doesn’t mean you have to leave dinner table hungry, as Dara from The Cookin’ Canuck proves with this hearty white bean stew. After slowly caramelizing the onions, this stew practically cooks itself. Just add barley, white beans, and spinach as directed and let simmer. If you double the recipe, you can even eat this healthful meal all week long. --Jane   Read more >

Light Curry Egg Salad with Greek Yogurt

When Meatless Monday comes right after a holiday where many people have an abundance of hard-boiled eggs, doesn't it make sense to feature some kind of Meatless recipe idea using hard-boiled eggs? I thought so, and when I spotted this Light Curry Egg Salad with Greek Yogurt on Cookin' Canuck, it sounded perfect for the day after Easter. Dara lightens up the egg salad with Greek yogurt instead of mayo, spices it up with curry powder and serves it on whole-grain crackers for a healthy meatless lunch or light dinner idea.   Read more >

Skinny Veggie Crock-Pot Lasagna

This time of year is tough. It's cold outside so all you want to eat is comfort food, but you probably overdid it during the holidays, so you also want something that's a healthy option. I've got you covered with this Super Easy Skinny Veggie Crock-Pot Lasagna from Pinch of Yum for this week's Meatless Monday pick. Everything goes directly into the slow cooker (including the dry noodles), so the recipes comes together quickly, and it has a generous amount of veggies to balance out the noodles, sauce and cheese (which can be low-fat).   Read more >

Comments

In order to comment on BlogHer.com, you'll need to be logged in. You'll be given the option to log in or create an account when you publish your comment. If you do not log in or create an account, your comment will not be displayed.