Slow Cooker Moroccan Chickpea Stew Recipe

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Carole Published: December 16, 2020 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Slow Cooker Moroccan Chickpea Stew

Have a light and healthy dinner with this chickpea stew, loaded with tender turkey and veggies, all tossed in the slow cooker, for a fuss-free meal!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 6 hours
Total: 6 hours 15 minutes



  • cooking spray
  • 1.3lb93% lean ground turkey
  • 1tbspextra virgin olive oil,light
  • 1yellow onion,chopped
  • 2garlic cloves,chopped
  • 3tbsppoblano pepper,chopped
  • 1cupcarrots,diced
  • 1cupcelery,diced
  • 28oztomatoes,(2 cans), petite diced
  • 15ozchickpeas,(2 cans), drained
  • 2cupschicken broth,low sodium, 99% fat free
  • 2tspturmeric
  • 2tsppaprika
  • 1tspcoriander
  • 2bay leaves
  • ½tspred pepper flakes,crushed
  • 2tspcoarse salt
  • 2tbspfresh Italian parsley,or spearmint, chopped


  • cooking spray


  1. Spray a large nonstick skillet with cooking spray and over medium-high heat cook ground turkey for 10 to 12 minutes.

  2. Break up the ground meat and mix so the meat cooks evenly, then place in the slow cooker.

  3. To the skillet, add the olive oil, onions, pepper, carrots, and celery and sauté for about 8 minutes until soft. Add garlic and sauté for another 2 minutes.

  4. Transfer to slow cooker along with diced tomatoes, chickpeas, spices, broth and gently mix well.

  5. Cover and cook on Low for 6 to 8 hours.

  6. Remove the bay leaves and serve; garnish with fresh herbs. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 485.80kcal
  • Fat: 18.11g
  • Saturated Fat: 3.04g
  • Trans Fat: 0.09g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 7.77g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 5.52g
  • Carbohydrates: 51.90g
  • Fiber: 10.50g
  • Sugar: 12.68g
  • Protein: 31.80g
  • Cholesterol: 64.39mg
  • Sodium: 743.30mg
  • Calcium: 91.69mg
  • Potassium: 1136.97mg
  • Iron: 5.05mg
  • Vitamin A: 241.76µg
  • Vitamin C: 32.52mg
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