This recipe contains a medley of spices and vegetables for a delicious stew that’s loaded with taste and nutritional benefits.
Heat oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Add onion. Cook until translucent, about 2 minutes. Add broth. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer, stirring frequently, about 20 minutes.
While broth is simmering, combine spices in a mixing bowl then stir them into pot. Add butternut squash, raisins, carrots and garlic. Cover and continue simmering until vegetables are tender, about 25 to 30 minutes.
Add in zucchini, garbanzos, olives, salt and pepper. Re-cover and continue to simmer until zucchini is tender, an additional 10 to 12 minutes. Stir in 2 tablespoons parsley and lemon juice.
Place warm rice uniformly on large serving platter (or individual plates). Spoon the stew over bed of rice. Garnish with remaining parsley and serve.