A quick and simple vegetarian stew that’s filling and warming thanks to chickpeas, kale, potatoes and lots of spices.
1) Add olive oil to a large heavy pot over medium-low heat. Add minced garlic and red pepper flakes. Cook for a few minutes until fragrant.
2) Add in cubed potatoes, tomato paste, and cumin. Turn the heat up to medium and cook for 5 minutes, stirring regularly.
3) Add in vegetable stock, chickpeas, bay leaves, roasted red peppers, and a pinch of salt and pepper. Bring to a simmer and simmer until potatoes are soft, another 10 minutes.
4) Stir in kale and lemon juice. Season with salt and pepper.
5) Break up some crusty bread in the bottom of a bowl. Ladle stew over bread. Serve immediately.