Chorizo & chickpea soup

Chorizo & chickpea soup

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(106 ratings)

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins Ready in 15 minutes

Easy

Serves 2
Sizzling Chorizo & chickpea soup

Nutrition and extra info

  • Freezable

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal366
  • fat18g
  • saturates5g
  • carbs30g
  • sugars0g
  • fibre9g
  • protein23g
  • salt4.26g
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Ingredients

  • 400g can chopped tomato
    Tomato

    Tomato

    toe-mart-oh

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

  • 110g pack of chorizo sausage (unsliced)
    Chorizo

    Chorizo

    chore-reeth-oh

    A coarsely textured spiced pork sausage widely used in Spanish and Mexican cooking. It is made…

  • 140g wedge Savoy cabbage
  • sprinkling dried chilli flakes
  • 410g can chickpea, drained and rinsed
  • 1 chicken or vegetable stock cube
  • crusty bread or garlic bread, to serve
    Garlic

    Garlic

    gar-lik

    Part of the lily, or alium, family, of which onions are also a member, garlic is one of the most…

Method

  1. Put a medium pan on the heat and tip in the tomatoes, followed by a can of water. While the tomatoes are heating, quickly chop the chorizo into chunky pieces (removing any skin) and shred the cabbage.

  2. Pile the chorizo and cabbage into the pan with the chilli flakes and chickpeas, then crumble in the stock cube. Stir well, cover and leave to bubble over a high heat for 6 mins or until the cabbage is just tender. Ladle into bowls and eat with crusty or garlic bread.

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marsala1
11th Apr, 2017
must be ok, I thought, for every comment here but no good to me. What kinda cooks are we dealing with here?…easy way out?. Boil-up canned tomatoes with stuff thrown in. That's not a 5 star recipe. Tasteless and acidic.
pumphrey09
3rd Aug, 2016
5.05
Loved this soup. So quick and easy to make. Like a previous person, I left out the cabbage but added plenty of spinach at the end.
HonestWelshie
16th Apr, 2016
5.05
Very nice and filling, bit of a 'kick' to it, but lovely. Have made with & without cabbage and still delicious.
sunburntsteve
20th Jun, 2015
5.05
Have made this twice. First time, just not enough liquid in soup to go with crusty bread. Second time used 2 tins of tomatoes and 2 tins water. It was a bit runny so thickened with flour. Didn't have cabbage so sprinkled with some spring onion. Really easy to make and delicious.
Hannah_Melling
21st Apr, 2015
5.05
This is amazing!!! I make it all the time, quick and easy to make, full of flavour!!!
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ZoeMicheleVarley
3rd Feb, 2015
5.05
This dish is so quick and easy, and tastes delicious! I would definitely recommend it.
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ZoeMicheleVarley
3rd Feb, 2015
5.05
This dish is so quick and easy, and tastes delicious! I would definitely recommend it.
Alessya19
2nd Apr, 2014
3.8
I made the Indian version of this soup, bu I've used red cabbage instead of savoy cabbage, because this was what I had I the fridge. I think it would had worked better with savoy ot Bruxelles Cabbage, but I still liked it a lot. The only thing that need to be added it's some chilly flackes, because it's not spice enough for me, and especialy not for my fiance, who likes his food very hot.
helers
27th Feb, 2014
5.05
I used dried butter beans as I had them in the cupboard, soaked overnight and cooked for about an hour. Like others have said I fried the chorizo first and then added a chopped onion, red and yellow peppers and a couple of cloves of garlic. I also added smoked paprika and spinach instead of cabbage. Great flavour but do use good quality uncooked Chorizo and good quality tomatoes - I like Cirio.
ststace
24th Jan, 2014
5.05
Really liked this recipe, so quick and simple yet really tasty. It's filling too and not too expensive to make. If you're looking for a quick, tasty dish then I recommend you give this a try

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Jess_MW
15th Oct, 2015
I put a few bits of chopped feta in the bottom of the plate and poured the spicy soup on top. Also topped it off with avocado slices and a little coriander.
doffle
25th Jun, 2014
5.05
I started frying a small onion, then garlic and chilli. Add the chorizo then chopped peppers. Then add the tomatoes and chickpeas and I used chard instead of cabbage. A lovely supper dish that packs a lot of punch.
poldweia
1st Aug, 2013
This works equally well with any type of cabbage and I've also used kidney beans, borlotti beans, mixed beans and haricot beans with excellent results.