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Chickpea, tomato and carrot soup: an excellent comfort food!

Chickpea and tomato soup

The chickpea and tomato soup is a tasty, nutritious and very tasty single dish to serve for a family dinner. Here is the recipe!

A dish that is nothing short of comfortable, very simple to make and very suitable for this season: it is the chickpea and tomato soup. For this recipe you can use both dried and pre-cooked chickpeas , in the latter case the cooking time will be significantly reduced. Chickpeas are very healthy legumes, widespread since the time of the ancient Romans, they are rich in proteins, mineral salts such as iron, calcium, potassium and phosphorus.

These legumes, thanks to their properties, are suitable for keeping bones in good condition , and are an excellent source of fiber, beneficial for the heart and favoring the lowering of cholesterol in a natural way.

Now let’s see all the steps in the preparation of the chickpea and cherry tomato soup recipe!

Chickpea and tomato soup
Chickpea and tomato soup

Preparation of boiled chickpea soup with tomato

  1. Soak the chickpeas in a bowl full of water and leave them in the water overnight .
  2. The next day you can start with the actual preparation; peel the onion and chop finely, peel the carrot and chop this too finely.
  3. Pour a drizzle of olive oil into the bottom of a pan, add the chopped carrot and onion, bay leaf and poached garlic.
  4. Put on the heat and sauté for 5 minutes over medium-low heat, stirring regularly.
  5. Add the chickpeas well drained from the soaking liquid and the tomatoes cut into wedges.
  6. Cover everything with hot water, bring to a boil and cook for 30-40 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile, boil the egg in a saucepan for 8-9 minutes (from the boiling water) then peel it and cut it into rings.
  8. When the soup is cooked, serve immediately, completing the dish with a slice of egg. Enjoy your meal!

Alternatively, if you like this legume as a basic ingredient, we recommend you try the recipe for baked chickpea meatballs .


This soup can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 2 days , in a container with an airtight lid. We do not recommend freezing in the freezer.

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