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Moroccan Vegetable Hot Pot

Recipe adapted from America's Best Slow Cooker Recipes, Donna-Marie Pye
Serving Size : 6 

  • 2 carrots -- sliced
  • 1 medium butternut squash -- peeled & cut into 1" cubes
  • 1 medium onion -- chopped
  • 1 19 oz can chickpeas -- rinsed & drained
  • 1 19 oz can diced tomatoes -- with juice
  • 1 cup vegetable broth
  • 1/2 cup chopped pitted prunes
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley or cilantro
  • salt & black pepper to taste
  • hot couscous

In slow cooker, combine carrots, squash, onion, chickpeas, tomatoes (with juice), stock, prunes, cinnamon, and red pepper flakes; stir to mix well.

Cover and cook on low for 6 to 8 hours or on high for 3 to 4 hours, until all vegetables are tender.

Before serving, stir parsley into stew and season to taste with salt & pepper. Serve over hot cooked couscous.

Couscous: Stir 1 cup of couscous with 1 1/4 cup boiling water and 1/4 teaspoon of salt. Cover and let stand for 5 minutes, then fluff with a fork.

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