kale, chickpea and tomato stew

Photo: Kate Mathis

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The Stew with a One-Two Beneficial Punch

You may not know that fruity, luxurious, extra-virgin olive oil contains a compound called oleocanthal, which, research suggests, has anti-inflammatory properties that can help alleviate aches and pains. This savory yet light stew includes olive oil two ways: for sautéeing the veggies and frying the eggs. And if you want to take it to-go, you can prep the stew ahead of time, and hard boil the eggs instead of frying them. Then, take a portion of veggies and a whole egg with you (quarter it just before eating). Get the recipe: Kale, Chickpea and Tomato Stew