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Servings: 4

Creamy Tomato Chickpea Soup

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
30 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
Creamy Tomato Chickpea Soup - comforting, flavorful and delicious, the perfect soup for a cold day to warm you up.
Tomato-Chickpea-Soup
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Ingredients

FOR THE SOUP:

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 medium onion — , chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves — , minced
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp dry basil
  • 1/4 tsp dry thyme
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp sugar
  • 2 tsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1 - 14 oz (200 grams) can tomatoes, not drained
  • 1 cup canned chickpeas — (about 1/2 14 oz can)
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup (vegetable or vegan) stock
  • 1/2 cup coconut milk — (dairy milk/cream is fine)

FOR GARNISHING (OPTINONAL):

  • red pepper flakes
  • olive oil for drizzling
  • fresh basil

Instructions

  1. In a medium pot heat olive oil over medium heat. Cook onions for 1 minute and then add garlic. Cook for another 30 seconds.
  2. Add paprika, basil, thyme, salt, pepper and sugar. Add balsamic vinegar and stir.
  3. Add in tomatoes and chickpeas. Stir, then add water and stock.
  4. Simmer soup for 20-30 minutes. Then let it cool for at least 10 minutes.
  5. Transfer to a blender and puree until smooth.
  6. Then transfer back to the pot and stir in milk/cream. Cook on medium low for 2-3 more minutes.
  7. Adjust the flavor, add more salt or pepper.
  8. Garnish with red pepper flakes, olive oil or basil (optional).
  9. Serve warm.

Recipe Notes

4 small or 2 generous srevings
Course: Soup

Nutrition Information

Calories: 139, Fat: 10g, Saturated Fat: 5g, Sodium: 648mg, Potassium: 154mg, Carbohydrates: 10g, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 2g, Protein: 2g, Vitamin A: 410%, Vitamin C: 1.7%, Calcium: 25%, Iron: 1.6%