Rustic Cabbage and Chickpea Soup

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Rustic Cabbage and Chickpea Soup
 
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Recipe type: Lunch
Cuisine: Soup
Serves: 6 large bowls
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A vegetarian soup so simple, yet layered with comforting flavors and herbs. A perfect way to warm you up on a cold day. Don't let the vegetarian title fool you, the chickpeas help pack 5 grams of protein a bowl!
Ingredients
  • ½ tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 small yellow sweet onion - chopped
  • 1 leek - sliced into thin rings
  • ½ head small green cabbage - sliced
  • 2 tsp salt
  • ½ tsp black ground pepper
  • 3 cloves garlic - minced
  • ½ tbsp fresh thyme - diced
  • ½ tbsp fresh rosemary - diced
  • 2 tsp oregano
  • 2 tsp sweet smoked paprika
  • 1 heaping cup grape/cherry tomatoes - cut in half
  • 2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • 6-8 cups vegetable broth (I use Organic GoBio Vegetable Bouillion Cubes from Superstore)
  • 400 ml canned chickpeas
Instructions
  1. Heat oil in large pot over medium heat.
  2. Add onion, leek, cabbage, salt, pepper, garlic, thyme, rosemary, oregano, paprika and saute until onions, leeks and cabbage start to soften, approximately 15-20 minutes.
  3. Add in cut tomatoes and stir them into mixture gently, saute for 5 minutes.
  4. Add vegetable broth, lemon juice and chickpeas, mix thoroughly.
  5. Bring to a boil, once boiling turn down heat to medium/low and simmer for 15 minutes.
  6. Salt and pepper to taste once done, enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 bowl Calories: 162 Fat: 3.4g Saturated fat: 0.2g Unsaturated fat: 0 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 28.5g Sugar: 7.4g Sodium: 1000mg Fiber: 7.8g Protein: 5g Cholesterol: 0

 

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