Spinach and Chickpea Soup Recipe

Looking for an easy Spinach and Chickpea Soup recipe? Learn how to make Spinach and Chickpea Soup using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by tballpasta

Makes 4 servings



http://insomniacchef.blogspot.com/2007/04/garlic-spinach-and-chickpea-soup.html

Recipe Ingredients for Spinach and Chickpea Soup

2 tablespoons olive oil
6 garlic cloves, minced
1 onion, chopped
2 teaspoons ground cumin
2 teaspoons ground coriander
5 cups water
2 cubes Vegetable Bouillon
12 ounces potatoes, peeled and chopped
15 ounce chickpeas, drained
1 tablespoon cornstarch
2 tablespoons tahini
7 ounces spinach, shredded
1 pinch salt
1 pinch freshly ground black pepper

Recipe Directions for Spinach and Chickpea Soup

  1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan and cook the garlic and onion for until they are softened and golden brown. This will probably take about 5 minutes. Then stir in the cumin and coriander and cook tor another minute.

  2. Pour the stock and add the chopped potatoes to the pan. Bring to a boil and simmer for 10 minutes. Add the chickpeas and simmer for five minutes or until the potatoes and chickpeas are just tender when pierced. Blend together the cornstarch, tahini, salt, cayenne and black pepper. Stir into the soup with the spinach. Bring to a boil, stirring, and simmer for another 2 minutes. Adjust the amounts of cayenne, black pepper, salt, cumin and coriander to taste.

Categories

Soup

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 588.8g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
596
Calories from Fat
162
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
18.0g
28%
Saturated Fat
2.3g
12%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
502mg
21%
Potassium
1672mg
48%
Total Carbohydrates
88.0g
29%
Dietary Fiber
23.0g
92%
Sugars
14.2g
Protein
25.8g
Vitamin A 95% Vitamin C 64%
Calcium 24% Iron 56%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • Very low in cholesterol
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in manganese
  • High in vitamin A
  • High in vitamin C
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