Free Recipe Chickpea Soup a la Provencale

Recipe Type: Free Soup Recipes
Recipe Preparation: boil
Cooking Temperature:
Recipe Serves: 6

Ingredients for Chickpea Soup a la Provencale Recipe

2 c Dired Chickpeas
1/2 c Olive Oil
4 Leaks, White Part Only,
-Thinly Sliced
10 c Water
1/2 lb Spinach, Chopped
4 Cloves Garlic, Minced
4 tb Herbs Provencale (Thyme,
-Rosemary, Bay, Oregano &
Salt And Pepper, To Taste
1 ts Butter
Fried Croutons

Chickpea Soup a la Provencale Preparation

1. Soak the chickpeas overnight. Rinse them in cold water. 2. Pour the oil into a soup pot, add the thinly sliced leeks, and saute gently over medium heat for a few minutes. Add the water , chickpeas, spinach, garlic, herbs and seasonings. 3. bring the soup to a boil, then reduce the heat to low-medium. Cover the pot and cook the soup slowly until the chickpeas are tender (50-60 minutes). Simmer for 15 minutes more. 4. When soup is done, blend in a blender or food mill. Pour the soup back into the pot ans reheat it. Serve the soup hot in bowls. Add butter and a few fried croutons to the top of each serving. Recipe by: Twelve Months of Monastery Soups, p. 7 Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #648 by Sue <> on Jun 24, 1997

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