Spicy Chickpea Soup

A bowl of warm chickpea soup is delicious anytime, but perfect for a cold winter night.

Spicy Chickpea Soup

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Total Time: 30 minutes

Serving Size: 6

Calories per serving: 288

Fat per serving: 6 g

Saturated fat per serving: 3.7 g

Carbs per serving: 49 g

Fiber per serving: 8.7 g

Ingredients

  • 2 (550 g ) cans chickpeas, drained
  • 1 (390 g) can light coconut milk
  • 1 (410 g) can whole tomatoes, drained, chopped
  • 1/4 cup apple juice
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon garam masala
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup plain low-fat yogurt
  • 2 scallions, green parts only, thinly sliced
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. Drain the chickpeas and place in a food processor followed by the chopped tomatoes, cilantro leaves, coconut milk, ground ginger, apple juice and garam masala and pulse until smooth and creamy consistency is achieved.
  2. Pour the mixture into a medium saucepan, add the chicken broth and bring to a simmer over medium heat.
  3. Transfer the puree to a medium saucepan. Stir in the chicken stock and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Season with salt and black pepper to taste .
  4. Serve the soup topped with a dollop of yogurt and garnished with chopped green onions.
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