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Chorizo, Pumpkin & Chickpea Stew

A 30-minute meal that will impress!
Course Dinner, Main Course
Cuisine Australian, Mediterranean, Spanish
Keyword 30 minute meal, chorizo chickpea stew, mediterranean chickpea stew, spanish chickpea stew
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 506kcal
Author AnotherFoodBlogger


  • Chef Knives
  • Chopping board
  • casserole dish w/ lid
  • wooden spoon/spatula
  • measuring/weighing utensils
  • grill pan



  • 300 g kent pumpkin
  • 400 g fresh chorizo
  • 1 red onion
  • 400 g chickpeas
  • 100 g spinach
  • 800 g tinned tomatoes
  • 1 tsp smoked paprika
  • 1 tsp oregano
  • 1/2 tsp cumin
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • salt
  • 3 tbsp olive oil


  • bread
  • 1 clove garlic
  • olive oil
  • 200 g Greek yoghurt
  • lemon juice


  • Dice the pumpkin into 1 cm cubes
  • Chop the chorizo into ¼’s lengthways and then into 1cm pieces
  • Dice the red onion and chop the garlic
  • In a casserole dish (with a lid) fry the chorizo, onion & garlic in oil for 3 minutes
  • Add the pumpkin and cook for a further 3 minutes
  • Add spices, tomatoes, chickpeas and spinach, bring to a simmer, cover and cook for 4-5 minutes
  • Meanwhile, mix the yoghurt and lemon juice together
  • For the grilled bread, rub them in oil and grill on high heat. Rub each piece of grilled bread in raw garlic clove and serve
  • Serve the stew with a dollop of yoghurt mix and 2 pieces of grilled bread



  • the stew can be made in advance and reheated in a saucepan • Don’t skimp on the yoghurt as it really brings the dish together
  • butternut pumpkin will work just fine if you can’t get kent cut the pumpkin and chorizo to similar sized pieces for even cooking 
  • if you cant get chorizo you could use pork sausages removed from the casings – add more paprika and some chilli flakes for spice


Calories: 506kcal | Carbohydrates: 41g | Protein: 25g | Fat: 28g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 73mg | Sodium: 1524mg | Potassium: 762mg | Fiber: 10g | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 4187IU | Vitamin C: 38mg | Calcium: 191mg | Iron: 6mg