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Chickpea Vegetable Soup - A comforting, hearty and healthy vegetable soup packed with chickpeas and loads of veggies. So simple to make, too! Just add everything to a soup pot and simmer!

Chickpea Vegetable Soup

Katerina | Diethood
This healthy Chickpea Vegetable Soup recipe is so simple to make! A comforting, hearty and healthy vegetable soup packed with chickpeas and loads of veggies. Just add everything to a soup pot and simmer!
Servings : 8 servings
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins

Ingredients
  

  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 yellow onion , diced
  • 3 carrots , sliced into thin rounds
  • 4 celery stalks , thinly sliced
  • 4 garlic cloves , minced
  • 1 bay leaf
  • salt and fresh ground pepper , to taste
  • 2 cans (15 ounces each) chickpeas, drained and rinsed well
  • 1 can (14.5 ounces) diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric
  • 3 cups low-sodium fat-free vegetable broth OR chicken broth
  • 1 cup water
  • shredded Parmesan cheese , for serving (optional)
  • chopped fresh parsley , for serving (optional)

Instructions
 

  • Heat butter and oil in a soup pot over medium heat.
  • Add onions, carrots, celery, garlic, bay leaf, salt and pepper; stirring occasionally, cook for 6 to 8 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  • Stir in chickpeas and tomatoes; season with turmeric.
  • Add chicken broth and water; mix until well combined, turn up heat to high and bring mixture to a boil.
  • Lower heat to a simmer and continue to cook for 10 more minutes.
  • Remove from heat.
  • Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  • Garnish with parmesan cheese and parsley.
  • Serve.

Nutrition

Calories: 179 kcal | Carbohydrates: 23 g | Protein: 7 g | Fat: 7 g | Saturated Fat: 1 g | Cholesterol: 3 mg | Sodium: 842 mg | Potassium: 529 mg | Fiber: 6 g | Sugar: 4 g | Vitamin A: 4095 IU | Vitamin C: 13.4 mg | Calcium: 95 mg | Iron: 2.7 mg | Net Carbs: 17 g

Nutritional info is an estimate and provided as courtesy. Values may vary according to the ingredients and tools used. Please use your preferred nutritional calculator for more detailed info.

Course: Dinner
Cuisine: American
Keyword: easy vegetable soup recipe, healthy vegetable soup recipe