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Recipe: Appetizing Chickpea Soup

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Chickpea Soup.

Chickpea Soup You can cook Chickpea Soup using 9 ingredients and 6 steps. Here is how you cook it.

Ingredients of Chickpea Soup

  1. Prepare 2 1/4 cups of dried chickpeas, soaked overnight (19 oz can).
  2. It's 2 tbsp of olive oil.
  3. Prepare 1 of onion finely chopped.
  4. It's 2 of garlic cloves finely chopped.
  5. You need 1 lb of swiss chard trimmed and finely sliced.
  6. Prepare 2 of fresh rosemary sprigs.
  7. It's 14 oz of can chopped tomatoes.
  8. It's of Salt and pepper.
  9. It's Slices of toasted bread, to serve.

Chickpea Soup step by step

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  2. Drain the chickpeas and put in a large saucepan. Cover with cold water and bring to a boil, using a slotted spoon to skim off any foam. Reduce heat and simmer, uncovered, for 1-1 1/4 hours, or until tender, adding water if necessary..
  3. Drain the chickpeas, reserving the cooking water. Season the chickpeas with salt and pepper. Put 2/3 in a food processor or blender with some of the cooking water and process until smooth, adding more cooking water as needed. Return to the saucepan..
  4. Heat the oil in a medium saucepan, then add the onion and garlic and cook over medium heat, stirring frequently for 3-4 minutes, or until the onion has softened. Add the chard and rosemary sprigs and cook, stirring frequently, for 3-4 minutes. Add the tomatoes and remaining chickpeas and cook for another 5 minutes, or until the tomatoes have broken down to an almost smooth sauce. Remove the rosemary sprigs..
  5. Add the chard and tomato mixture to the chickpea puree and simmer for 2-3 minutes. Taste and adjust seasoning if necessary..
  6. Serve in warmed soup bowls with warm slices of toasted bread on the side..