5 from 3 votes
Instant Pot Chickpea Stew
Instant Pot Chickpea Stew
Cook Time
16 mins
resting time
5 mins
Total Time
16 mins
 

Healthy and Hearty Instant Pot Chickpea Stew, made with few ingredients and a whole lot of flavor!

Course: Soup, Stew
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Chickpeas, Instant Pot, Stew
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Silvia Ribas
Ingredients
  • 1 lb dried chickpeas, soaked overnight
  • 3 14oz cans diced tomato sauce, with added flavor
  • 3 cups fresh kale, cored and chopped
  • 1 pinch sea salt and pepper, to taste
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes
Instructions
  1. Place chickpeas in a large bowl and cover with cold water. Soak overnight 12-24 hours. If during this time the level of water go down, add more water enough to cover the chickpeas.

  2. The next day, drain and rinse chickpeas. Add to instant pot. Also add cans of diced tomato sauce and give it a quick stir.  Cover the Instant pot and turn venting valve into lock position. Cook on high pressure for 16 minutes. When done, allow for natural pressure release (NPL). 

  3. When all pressure has been release, unlock the lid open and add chopped kale. Season with salt and pepper to taste and finally add in red pepper flakes. Stir to combine, make sure the kale is submersed. Place cover back on and let it sit for 5 minutes  before serving. 

  4. When serving, be sure to add flavorful toppings such as herbs, grated parmesan cheese, muffin crumbs or whatever you like.