Chickpea Soup II

Chickpea Soup II


"This recipe is very fast and easy to make. It is especially nice to have on cold winter days and never lasts long in my house! It is so versatile you can add almost anything to it, such as pasta twists, chopped escarole, chopped spinach, broccoli, carrots, etc."


servings 193 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 193 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.8g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 6.2 g
  • 12%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 763 mg
  • 31%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the olive oil, onion, garlic, bell pepper, mushrooms, oregano, parsley, basil and red pepper flakes. Saute for about 5 minutes, or until onions are tender. Add the tomato sauce, chickpeas and water. Reduce heat to low, cover and simmer for 30 minutes.
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  1. 18 Ratings


I was disappointed in this recipe the first time I prepared it. Last night I made it for the second time, and it turned out wonderfully! I added some salt to the recipe, extra mushrooms, some di...

I did as the previous reviewer suggested and added the following: Lots of extra virgin olive oil, about 1 pound of mushrooms, lots of garlic, 1 tablespoon Italian seasoning, salt, 2 8 oz. cans ...

Not as flavorful and good as I hoped it would be.

Four Stars but you have to modify the hearty basic recipe if you want robust flavor, too. I read a few reviews and made my version (this rendition, at least) by adding diced tomatoes, shredd...

I found the original recipe lacking. I followed some of the review suggestions...added veggie stock, corn, spinach and salt. Yummy. I also added the picture!

This recipe is excellent if you use 3 cups of water with 3 (Maggi)vegetable bouillon cubes instead of plain water as the recipe calls for. I also added 1 pkg of frozen spinach & about 6 to 7 cl...

Awesome recipe! I added diced potatoes, frozen corn and celery. Will be making lots more.

My husband loves this soup and he is a really picky eater, so yeah!!

This was very tasty, and quick and easy to make. For me personally, I prefer thicker soups. We really enjoyed the flavor, butIi think next time I will probably puree some of the veggies and c...