By Eduardo − On Friday, November 2, 2018, 4 years ago in Soup Recipes
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Portuguese Lentil & Chickpea Soup Recipe

Portuguese Lentil & Chickpea Soup Recipe

This hearty and nutritious Portuguese lentil and chickpea soup is very rich in flavor and perfect for any occasion.
Preparation time 15 min
Cooking Time 40 min
Ready In 55 min
Level of DifficultyEasy
Servings4

Ingredients

1 onion, chopped2 celery stalks, chopped1 cup of brown or green lentils, rinsed1 cup of canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed1/2 cup of tomatoes, chopped1/4 cup of olive oil2 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon of salt1 teaspoon of paprika1 cup of vegetable broth2 cups of waterSalt (to taste)Pepper (to taste)
1 onion, chopped2 celery stalks, chopped1 cup of brown or green lentils, rinsed1 cup of canned chickpeas, drained and rinsed1/2 cup of tomatoes, chopped1/4 cup of olive oil2 garlic cloves, minced1 teaspoon of salt1 teaspoon of paprika1 cup of vegetable broth2 cups of waterSalt (to taste)Pepper (to taste)
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Directions

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

 

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Maria
Maria
What ingredient are the small brown things in the soup in the photo of this recipe?
2 months ago, Sunday, November 20, 2022
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Eduardo
Hi Maria, I don't know, it could be the sauteed onion and garlic, we make this soup all the time but don't remember what that could be.
2 months ago, Sunday, November 20, 2022
Anthony
Anthony
Great soup, we love it!!! We have made twice this week.
10 months ago, Saturday, March 12, 2022
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Eduardo
Great to hear Anthony, we love this soup as well.
10 months ago, Saturday, March 12, 2022
Clinton Fernandez
Clinton Fernandez
A good soup for Fridays of Lent. I am making this for sure.
10 months ago, Thursday, March 3, 2022
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