Black-eyed pea, chickpea and Grana stew


A black-eyed pea and chick pea stew with seasonal vegetables and delicate Grana cheese flavor. A unique, rich and nutritious dish. A super healthy and tasty vegetarian main dish.

Black-eyed pea, chickpea and Grana stew
Preparation time
Cooking time
Waiting time 8h


For 4 Person(s)


  • 200 g dried black-eyed peas
  • 100 g dried small chickpeas
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 celery stick
  • 1 piece of fenel bulb
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 2 big potatoes
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 200 g cherry tomatoes
  • 4 tbsp olive oil
  • 80 g Grana cheese with rind
  • salt and pepper to taste

Black-eyed pea, chickpea and Grana stew Directions

  1. The previous evening rinse the legumes and soak them in cold water for 8 hours. The next morning rinse them again and cook in abundant salty water according to the manufacturer's instructions until they are soft  (me 1 hour) then drain them and set aside.

    fagioli ceci grana 07
  2. In a large pan combine grated onion, garlic, celery, fennel, carrot. Add a generous pinch of salt and 4 tablespoons of olive oil and cook on medium heat until all the vegetables are tender. Combine diced potatoes and sliced in half cherry tomatoes. Stir and cook for another 2 to 3 minutes.

    fagioli ceci grana 06
  3. Move the veggies into a pot, add your legumes, another pinch of salt, a pinch of pepper, 2 bay leaves and 900 ml of water. Cook for 20 minutes stirring occasionally.

    fagioli ceci grana 05

    fagioli ceci grana 04
  4. Add the diced Grana cheese, stir and cook for another 10 minutes. Taste and adjust with salt and pepper if necessary.

    fagioli ceci grana 03
  5. After this time remove the bay leaves and serve hot.

    lot of love. B.

    fagioli ceci grana 02
    share post pin

Nutrition facts

(diet, vegetarian)
Per Serving


Sunday, 25 February 2018
Yum. That looks super delicious. I need to try this. - BooToo Jueeny

Add review

Enter your email and click on the captcha below to confirm your review.


Recommended recipes