Chickpea Soup with Cumin

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You can substitute 2 cloves of minced garlic for the garlic powder. Sauté the garlic for about 3 minutes on a lightly oiled skillet.

Difficulty: Easy

Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutes

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 cans (15½ oz.) chickpeas
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 2½ cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice

Directions

  • Drain and rinse the chickpeas.
  • In a saucepan or soup pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Slowly add the garlic, chickpeas, broth, cumin, and pepper, stirring. Heat to near boiling, then remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  • Using a blender or food processor, purée the mixture. Return to pot and reheat for 5 minutes, stirring in the lemon juice just before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 4

Ingredients

  • 3 cans (15½ oz.) chickpeas
  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. garlic powder
  • 2½ cups chicken broth
  • 1 Tbsp. cumin
  • ½ tsp. ground black pepper
  • 2 tsp. lemon juice

Directions

  • Drain and rinse the chickpeas.
  • In a saucepan or soup pot, heat the oil over medium heat. Slowly add the garlic, chickpeas, broth, cumin, and pepper, stirring. Heat to near boiling, then remove from heat and allow to cool slightly.
  • Using a blender or food processor, purée the mixture. Return to pot and reheat for 5 minutes, stirring in the lemon juice just before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories330
Total Fat9g
Saturated Fat0g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium1050mg
Total Carbohydrate49g
Dietary Fiber16g
Sugars3g
Protein17g