Revithosoupa (Chickpea Soup)

Canned chickpeas can be used for this recipe, and they require less cooking time.

Serves: 12Hands-on: 10 minutesTotal: 2 hours 10 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. dried chickpeas, soaked in water overnight, drained and rinsed
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. dried saffron
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. rosemary leaves

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, add chickpeas, salt, pepper, saffron, onions, olive oil, oregano, and enough water to cover chickpeas by 1".
  • Cover and simmer 2 hours, stirring occasionally, until chickpeas are soft and tender. Stir in lemon juice.
  • Garnish with rosemary before serving.

Recipe Information

Serves: 12

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. dried chickpeas, soaked in water overnight, drained and rinsed
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • ¼ tsp. ground black pepper
  • ⅛ tsp. dried saffron
  • 2 medium onions, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1 cup extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp. dried oregano
  • 3 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. rosemary leaves

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, add chickpeas, salt, pepper, saffron, onions, olive oil, oregano, and enough water to cover chickpeas by 1".
  • Cover and simmer 2 hours, stirring occasionally, until chickpeas are soft and tender. Stir in lemon juice.
  • Garnish with rosemary before serving.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories310
Total Fat20g
Saturated Fat3g
Cholesterol0mg
Sodium110mg
Total Carbohydrate26g
Dietary Fiber7g
Sugars5g
Protein8g