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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

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!

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Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 8 servings
Calories 179 kcal

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

  1. Heat butter and oil in a soup pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onions, carrots, celery, garlic, bay leaf, salt and pepper; stirring occasionally, cook for 6 to 8 minutes, or until vegetables are tender.
  3. Stir in chickpeas and tomatoes; season with turmeric.
  4. Add chicken broth and water; mix until well combined, turn up heat to high and bring mixture to a boil.
  5. Lower heat to a simmer and continue to cook for 10 more minutes.
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
  8. Garnish with parmesan cheese and parsley.
  9. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Chickpea Vegetable Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 179 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 3mg1%
Sodium 842mg35%
Potassium 529mg15%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 6g24%
Sugar 4g4%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 4095IU82%
Vitamin C 13.4mg16%
Calcium 95mg10%
Iron 2.7mg15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.