Moroccan chickpea bake

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The perfect solution to repurpose stale bread, this comforting chickpea bake is bursting with Feta cheese balanced againsy spicy and garlicky flavour

Moroccan chickpea bake

SERVES

4

PEOPLE

PREP TIME

5

MINUTES

COOKING TIME

25

MINUTES

CUISINE

Moroccan

COURSE

Main

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

  2. Heat the olive oil in a pot. Add the onions and garlic and cook on a low heat until the onions are soft.

  3. Add the chickpeas, cumin and coriander to the pot and stir until the chickpeas are coated in the spices. If the bottom of the pot goes a little bit dry just add a drop of cold water. Add the freshly chopped parsley and season with salt and pepper.

  4. Transfer the chickpea mixture into an oven-proof baking dish. Using your hands, crumble the Feta over the top of the chickpeas. Scatter the stale bread over the top and drizzle with a little olive oil.

  5. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until feta and bread begin to brown.

  6. Remove from the oven, divide into portions and transfer to warmed serving plates.

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 red onions, peeled and diced

  • 4 garlic cloves, crushed

  • 2 tins of chickpeas, drained and rinsed

  • 1 tbsp ground cumin

  • 1 tbsp ground coriander

  • handful of fresh parsley, chopped

  • salt

  • pepper

  • 100g Feta

  • stale bread, chopped

Method

  1. Preheat the oven to 180°C.

  2. Heat the olive oil in a pot. Add the onions and garlic and cook on a low heat until the onions are soft.

  3. Add the chickpeas, cumin and coriander to the pot and stir until the chickpeas are coated in the spices. If the bottom of the pot goes a little bit dry just add a drop of cold water. Add the freshly chopped parsley and season with salt and pepper.

  4. Transfer the chickpea mixture into an oven-proof baking dish. Using your hands, crumble the Feta over the top of the chickpeas. Scatter the stale bread over the top and drizzle with a little olive oil.

  5. Bake in the oven for 20 minutes or until feta and bread begin to brown.

  6. Remove from the oven, divide into portions and transfer to warmed serving plates.