Chickpea and Chorizo Soup

Chickpea and Chorizo Soup

Chickpea and chorizo soup with soda bread and prosciutto ham

Chickpea and chorizo soup with soda bread and prosciutto ham

Quick info

  • Recipe difficulty - medium
  • Preparation time - 10 minutes
  • Cooking time - 35 minutes
  • Serves - 4
  • Dietary - Meat
  • Allergens -

Enjoy

A great and flavoursome soup, made with a few basic ingredients and the warming flavours of the chorizo and chilli.

It can be left chunky or blitzed into a puree, perfect for cold winter days.

Ingredients

  • 2 x 400g tins chickpeas, drained
  • 1 400g tin of chopped tomatoes
  • 2 medium onion, chopped
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
  • 1 medium potato, peeled and diced
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped
  • 1 or 2 uncooked chorizo sausages (200g)
  • 1 chicken stock cube
  • 2 teaspoons vegetable (rapeseed oil)
  • 1 small, mild green chilli chopped or 1/2 teaspoon dried chilli flakes

Utensils

  • Chopping board
  • Kitchen scales
  • Knife
  • Large saucepan
  • Measuring jug
  • Stick blender or food processor
  • Vegetable peeler
  • Wooden spoon

Method

Step 1

Add the oil to the saucepan and gently fry the onions, garlic and chilli on a medium/low heat for a few minutes until soft

Step 2

Make the chicken stock with 500ml of boiling water and add to the saucepan with the whole chorizo

Step 3

Add the chickpeas, potato and carrot and simmer on medium heat for 15 minutes, until the chorizo is cooked through.

Step 4

Remove the cooked chorizo and dice. If serving chunky, add the chorizo back to the pot with the chopped tomatoes and simmer for another 15 mins before serving

Step 5

If pureeing the soup, add the chorizo back to the pot with the chopped tomatoes to blitz with a stick blender, or pour everything into a food processor to blend and then back into the pot to heat through before serving

Nutrition per serving portion (serves 4)

Each portion provides on average

Energy 2853kj 682kcal 34.1%

Fat 37.3g 53%

Saturates 15.02g 75%

Sugars 1.4g 2%

Salt 4.22g 70%

Food Value

Vitamins

Good Fats & Fatty Acids

Fibre

Protein

Minerals

Fuller for longer

Chickpeas are very good source of protein and dietary fibre, both of which keep us feeling more full for longer.

Vitamins and Minerals

Chickpeas are a rich source of many vitamins and minerals, such as iron, vitamin B6, magnesium and potassium.

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