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This Portuguese lentil and chickpea soup is a very typical Mediterranean style soup, it is very nutritious and rich in flavor.
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Preparation time:
5 min
Cooking Time:
35 min
Ready In:
40 min
Level of Difficulty:
Easy
Servings:
4
This Portuguese lentil and chickpea soup is a very typical Mediterranean style soup, it is very nutritious and rich in flavor.

Portuguese Lentil & Chickpea Soup Recipe

Posted in: Soups / Stews
Wed, Sep 13, 2017, 08:08, 1 Week ago
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Ingredients

  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 1 cup of brown or green lentils, rinsed
  • 1 cup of canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup of tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/4 cup of olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 teaspoon of salt
  • 1 teaspoon of paprika
  • 1 cup of vegetable broth
  • 2 cups of water
  • Salt and pepper to taste

Directions

  1. In a large saucepan, add the olive oil, chopped onion, garlic, and celery. Let it cook for 3 to 4 minutes on medium heat.
  2. Pour the water, vegetable broth, lentils, chickpeas, tomatoes, paprika, and teaspoon of salt into the saucepan and stir it well.
  3. Let it simmer for about half an hour on medium low heat while covered, until the lentils are soft and tender. Keep stirring occasionally.
  4. Once done, season with salt and pepper to taste.
  5. Pour into bowls and serve.

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