Moroccan chickpea soup

Moroccan chickpea soup

  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
(223 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 20 mins Ready in 20-25 mins

Easy

Serves 4

Try something different for vegetarians with Moroccan chickpea soup

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal148
  • fat5g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs17g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre6g
  • protein9g
  • salt1.07g
Save to My Good Food
Please sign in or register to save recipes.

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 1 medium onion, chopped
    Onion

    Onion

    un-yun

    Onions are endlessly versatile and an essential ingredient in countless recipes. Native to Asia…

  • 2 celery sticks, chopped
    Celery

    Celery

    sell-er-ee

    A collection of long, thick, juicy stalks around a central, tender heart, celery ranges in…

  • 2 tsp ground cumin
    Cumin

    Cumin

    q-min

    An aromatic spice native to eastern Mediteranean countries and Upper Egypt. This warm,…

  • 600ml hot vegetable stock
  • 400g can chopped plum tomatoes with garlic
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

    A member of the nightshade family (along with aubergines, peppers and chillies), tomatoes are in…

  • 400g can chickpeas, rinsed and drained
  • 100g frozen broad beans
    Broad beans

    Broad bean

    braw-d be-en

    A member of the legume family, broad beans are pretty hardy and adaptable - they grow in most…

  • zest and juice ½ lemon
    Lemon

    Lemon

    le-mon

    Oval in shape, with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile fruits…

  • large handful coriander or parsley and flatbread, to serve

Method

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, then fry the onion and celery gently for 10 mins until softened, stirring frequently. Tip in the cumin and fry for another min.

  2. Turn up the heat, then add the stock, tomatoes and chickpeas, plus a good grind of black pepper. Simmer for 8 mins. Throw in broad beans and lemon juice, cook for a further 2 mins. Season to taste, then top with a sprinkling of lemon zest and chopped herbs. Serve with flatbread.

You may also like

Ads by Google

Comments, questions and tips

Sign in or create your My Good Food account to join the discussion.
moks82
14th May, 2012
5.05
Followed the recipe and added two large spoons of Harissa. Turned out really tasty. Will definately use again
lilyjane
7th May, 2012
5.05
I made it without broad beans, but it still was delicious. And so easy to make - definitely deserves five stars.
lauragaf
3rd Apr, 2012
5.05
I love this really cheap and easy to make!
hollyg1
2nd Apr, 2012
5.05
As I am not a lover of cumin, I did a slight variation of this recipe using Smoked Spanish Paprika Hot (Pimenton De La Vera). Also some girdled chorizo topping this is perfect.
dlibine
25th Mar, 2012
5.05
We all loved it! A hearty tasty and well balanced soup. I made a "not too spicy" version for the children, and older ones added some cayenne pepper, that brought out the tastes wonderfully.
chickadeepea
6th Mar, 2012
5.05
add in a chilli! delicious
daisypetal357
27th Feb, 2012
Mmmmmm! I found it a bit thin so I used passata instead of a can chopped tomatoes and half the veg stock, lovely and creamy. I also put a tbsp of harissa spices to give it a kick. Its great if you are calorie counting too!
savourymave
8th Feb, 2012
5.05
Forgot to rate it It's a 5 for me
savourymave
8th Feb, 2012
5.05
Very Tasty , warming and filling , I've made this three times in the last 3 week's we all love it , It freezes well too, My daughter has just asked me for the recipe , so it's now an all time favourite .....
sumarks
30th Jan, 2012
5.05
I really enjoyed this, I'm doing weight watchers and this worked about about 5 points per bowl and it was soooo yummy and quite filling, i had to omit the broad beans as I didn't have any but still really enjoyed it. I have recommended it to all my dieting friends too!

Pages

Be the first to ask a question about this recipe...Unsure about the cooking time or want to swap an ingredient? Ask us your questions and we’ll try and help you as soon as possible. Or if you want to offer a solution to another user’s question, feel free to get involved...
Be the first to suggest a tip for this recipe...Got your own twist on this recipe? Or do you have suggestions for possible swaps and additions? We’d love to hear your ideas.