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Tomato, Garlic & Chickpea Soup

  • Preparation:  min
    Time:  min
  • Easy
  • Serves 4
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Easy
  • Serves 4

Perfect for lunch or dinner, this filling and warming soup is very easy to make, and is tasty, inexpensive and healthy too. The chickpeas are rich in protein, fibre, iron and the B vitamins. They make an excellent substitute for red meat.

Ingredients

Tomato, Garlic & Chickpea Soup

  • 500g dried chickpeas, or canned
  • 1 ltr water
  • 1 onion, finely sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, finely sliced
  • 1 tomato, finely sliced
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp of tomato paste
  • 1 red pepper, chopped into small chunks
  • Herbamare® Original Seasoning Salt
  • Fresh parsley, to garnish

How to make Tomato, Garlic & Chickpea Soup

1. Soak the chickpeas in water overnight, then drain.

2. The next day, boil the chickpeas in 1 litre of water in a large pot for 45 minutes.

3. Heat the oil in a frying pan, then add the onion, garlic, tomato and tomato puree and fry for 5 minutes.

4. Add this onion mix and red pepper into the chickpeas, bring to the boil, and simmer for 10 minutes. Add more water if necessary.

5. Season with Herbamare.

6. Serve, garnishing with fresh parsley.

 

I hope you give this hearty soup a try! And if you do, be sure to tag the picture #AVogelRecipes on Pinterest so we can see :)

This recipe is full of goodness

  • A good source of protein
  • High in dietary fibre
  • Rich in iron, manganese & folate

Chickpeas are a tasty vegetarian-friendly source of protein. They are also rich in dietary fibre, which helps to prevent digestive disorders and they can boost energy due to their high iron content.

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