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From Christian Vegetarian Association (CVA)

Easy Chickpea Tomato Soup Recipe

Prep time: 10 min
Cook time: 20 min
Total time: 30 min
Makes 2 servings


1/2 cup onion
3 cloves garlic
1 cup mushrooms, chopped
1-2 tsp olive oil or veggie broth
pinch sea salt
1 Tbsp dried basil
1/2 Tbsp dried oregano
1-2 Tbsp balsamic vinegar or red wine
14-19 oz diced tomatoes
14-19 oz can chickpeas (1 1/2 cups cooked)
2 cups water (more or less)
1-2 cups kale, chopped
another pinch sea salt


- Saute the onions, garlic and mushrooms in a soup pot with the olive oil (or broth) and salt until softened.
- Add the dried herbs, then the vinegar or wine to deglaze, then pour in the tomatoes and chickpeas. Stir to combine, adding enough water to get the soup or stew consistency you feel like. Add the chopped kale and another pinch of salt, then cover and let simmer for 5-15 minutes.