Watercress TomatoChickpea Soup
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Watercress TomatoChickpea Soup

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Serves 4

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  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2-1tsp crushed flaked chilli
  • 2 (397g) cans chopped tomatoes
  • 1 (400g) can chick peas, drained then a few reserved for garnish
  • 750ml/11/4pt vegetable stock
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 (100g) bag watercress
  • a squeeze of lemon juice
  • salt and freshly ground black pepper


    1. 1. Heat the oil in a large pan, add the onion and saute for 4 mins until soft. Stir in the garlic and chilli and cook for 30 seconds.
    2. 2. Add the tomatoes, chick peas, stock and puree, stir well and bring to the boil, cover and simmer for 10 mins.
    3. 3. Transfer to food processor, add the watercress, then blend until just smooth. Return to the pan, add the lemon juice, then season to taste. Gently reheat then serve in bowls. Decorate with the reserved chick peas and more watercress if liked.

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29th Oct, 2017
Looking at a nearly empty cupboard I searched chickpea soup and found this recipe for inspiration. I used rocket that was on it's last legs rather than watercress and added a tblspn of tahini paste and sprinkled with crumbled feta............Delicious!
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