• Janet Perry RHN, CSNC

Chickpea and Spinach Soup Recipe


Chickpea and Spinach Soup

Serves 4

This delicious soup is packed with heart healthy nutrients, including calcium, magnesium, vitamins, and fibre. It's simple flavours provide a gourmet feel!

  • 2 Cups Cooked Chickpeas - you may use canned, organic if possible

  • 1 Onion, chopped

  • 8 Garlic Cloves, minced

  • 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil

  • 1 Tsp. Ground Cumin

  • 1 Tsp. Saffron Threads

  • 2 Cups Spinach, chopped

  • 2 Tbsp. Fresh Lemon Juice

  • 6 Cups Vegetable Broth

  • Sea Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper, to taste

  1. Heat oil in a large pot, add onion, garlic, and cumin; cook 5 minutes, stir in saffron, cook 1 minute more.

  2. Add chickpeas, cook 2 - 3 minutes, pour in broth and lemon juice, bring to a boil.

  3. Reduce heat and simmer for 10 minutes, stir in spinach and heat through, approximately 3 more minutes.

  4. Season with a little salt and pepper and enjoy warm.


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