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spiced turkey stew in a pot garnished with almonds

Moroccan Turkey Stew Recipe

Moroccan Turkey Stew Recipe
Course Dinner
Cuisine African, American, Western
Keyword easy stew recipe, turkey stew
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 285kcal


  • Cooking spray or 2 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 onion peeled and finely chopped
  • ½ teaspoon minced garlic
  • ½ teaspoon minced ginger
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1/2 teaspoon smoked paprika
  • 2.5 cups (625ml) apple juice
  • 14 oz (400 g) tin of chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • ½ cup (100 g) halved soft ready-to-eat dried apricots
  • 2 cups (250 g) shredded leftover turkey (or chicken if you prefer)
  • 1 small bunch of chopped cilantro fresh coriander
  • 4 tablespoon flaked almonds


  • Heat the oil in casserole dish and sauté the onions for 5 mins until softer,
  • Add in the garlic, ginger, cinnamon, cumin and paprika and stir for 30 seconds until fragrant.
  • Then add in the apple juice, chickpeas and apricots, bring to the boil and then reduce to a roiling simmer and cook for 10 mins .
  • Add in the leftover turkey and cook for a further couple of mins until the turkey is warmed through.
  • Switch off the heat, sprinkle on the cilantro and almonds and serve.


  • You can easily swap the turkey for chicken if you prefer.
  • Use apple juice with no extra added sugar
  • You can substitute half the apple juice with some chicken stock.
  • Double or triple the recipe to feed a crowd.
Weight Watchers Points
There are 5 Freestyle Points in a serving of this Moroccan Turkey Stew.


Calories: 285kcal | Carbohydrates: 30g | Protein: 16g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 35mg | Sodium: 225mg | Potassium: 494mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 545IU | Vitamin C: 2.3mg | Calcium: 68mg | Iron: 2.3mg