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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 8
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 250.8
  • Total Fat: 6.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,520.1 mg
  • Total Carbs: 39.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 8.1 g
  • Protein: 7.8 g

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Tomato, Chickpea, and Spelt Soup

Submitted by: POKYTURTLE

Introduction

This is a stovetop recipe adapted for the slow-cooker. Its a flavorful, hearty yet light, delicious meal great for dipping French bread in. This is a stovetop recipe adapted for the slow-cooker. Its a flavorful, hearty yet light, delicious meal great for dipping French bread in.
Number of Servings: 8

Ingredients

    * Diced Tomatoes, 42 oz (3 cans)
    * Onions, raw, 1 medium (2-1/2" dia)
    * Carrots, raw, 1 large (7-1/4" to 8-1/2" long)
    * Celery, raw, 1 large branch
    * Chickpeas (garbanzo beans), 1.75 cup
    * Garlic, 4 cloves diced
    * Vegetable Broth, 5.25 cup (3 14oz cans)
    * Whole Spelt Kernels, 1 cup
    * Cumin, 1.5 tsp
    * Paprika, 3 tsp
    * Black Pepper, 1 tsp
    * Bay leaves, 3 whole leaves
    * Salt, 1.25 tsp
    * Olive Oil, 3 tbsp

Directions

1.) In a medium bowl, soak 1 cup of spelt in 2 cups of water. Let sit for 1 hour.
2.) In a pan, heat olive oil, garlic, onions, carrots, and celery on medium for 5 minutes or until caramelized.
3.) Poor the hot contents of the pan into an empty slow cooker and add ALL remaining ingredients.
4.) Set the slower cooker on low and leave for 8 hours (or on high for 4-6 hours).
5.) Eat and enjoy! =D

Serving Size: makes 8 bowls with about 2.5 cups of soup each

Number of Servings: 8

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user POKYTURTLE.






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  • Incredible!
    2 of 2 people found this review helpful
    One of the most delicious vegetarian soups I've ever tasted! It feels very good to eat healthy. The soup is very hearty, and the broth is one you won't want to go to waste. I recommend sopping it up with homemade french bread (I was lucky) or a fresh slice of whole grain bread. - 3/20/11

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