Try this delicious Pasta and Chickpea Soup! In this video Karen Breyer will show you step-by-step how to make this easy, healthy Pasta and Chickpea Soup. If you are looking for new dinner ideas, I think you will be very happy with this really good pasta and chickpea dinner recipe. This is a very healthy recipe that both both kids and adults will love!
This healthy, delicious soup is so easy to make it is a perfect recipe for beginners. This simple, yummy meal will impress even the most picky eaters. You can even serve this Pasta and Chickpea Soup to important dinner guests! It can be served as a main dish or side dish. For a main dish I suggest serving it with a salad, and garlic or other crusty bread. This Pasta and Chickpea Soup is a healthy, vegetarian recipe that everyone will love. Watch this cooking video and try this easy Pasta and Chickpea Soup recipe today!
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- 1 - 2 teaspoons garlic, minced
- 1 cup onion, diced
- 1 - 15 ounce can tomatoes, diced (with juice)
- 2 - 15 ounce cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained
- 6 teaspoons chicken broth/seasoning, instant
- 6 cups water
- 1 teaspoon basil, dried
- 1 teaspoon marjoram, dried
- ½ - 1 teaspoon rosemary
- ⅛ teaspoon cayenne pepper
- 1 cup pasta, small (like shells)
- 6 cups baby spinach, fresh
- ¼ - ½ teaspoon (or to taste) salt
- ¼ - ½ teaspoon (or to taste) pepper to taste
- Heat olive oil in a large pot over medium heat.
- When the pan is hot add the garlic and onions. Sauté until the onions are soft.
- Add the tomatoes, chickpeas, chicken broth/seasoning, water, basil, marjoram, rosemary, cayenne pepper. Stir and simmer 15 - 20 minutes.
- Add the pasta and spinach and simmer about 5-7 minutes or until the pasta is cooked.
- Add salt and pepper to taste.
You can use 6 cups of chicken broth in place of the chicken seasoning and water.
You may want to top this Pasta and Chickpea Soup with Parmesan cheese.
You can double this recipe. If you do it will take longer to come to a simmer.
If you add a larger pasta wait a few minutes before adding the spinach so the spinach does not get overcooked.
See a cooking demonstration of this Pasta and Chickpea Soup recipe on the Cooking Lessons for Dad YouTube channel.