Enjoy Moroccan food and cooking recipes. Learn how to make delicious Moroccan chickpea soup.
Preparation time 5 mins
Cook time 20 mins
Ready in 20-25 mins
Vegetarian, Super healthy
Ingredients (Serves 4)
1 tbsp olive oil
1 medium onion , chopped
2 celery sticks, chopped
2 tsp ground cumin
600ml hot vegetable stock
400g can chopped plum tomatoes with garlic
400g can chickpeas , rinsed and drained
100g frozen broad beans
zest and juice ½ lemon
large handful coriander or parsley and flatbread, to serve
- 1. Heat the oil in a large saucepan, then fry the onion and celery gently for 10 mins until softened, stirring frequently. Tip in the cumin and fry for another min.
- 2. Turn up the heat, then add the stock, tomatoes and chickpeas, plus a good grind of black pepper. Simmer for 8 mins. Throw in broad beans and lemon juice, cook for a further 2 mins. Season to taste, then top with a sprinkling of lemon zest and chopped herbs. Serve with flatbread.
Spice it up further with a spoonful of harissa paste. Curry lovers can swap the cumin for 1 tsp of garam marsala. Or for a more hearty dish, fry 4 sliced chorizo sausages along with the onions and celery.
Nutrition Per serving
148 kcalories, protein 9g, carbohydrate 17g, fat 5 g, saturated fat 1g, fibre 6g, salt 1.07 g
Recipe from Good Food magazine, February 2005.
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