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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 1
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 193.0
  • Total Fat: 1.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 0.0 mg
  • Sodium: 1,028.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 45.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 9.9 g
  • Protein: 8.5 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Capsicum, Tomato & Chickpea Soup with Coriander Pesto calories by ingredient
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Capsicum, Tomato & Chickpea Soup with Coriander Pesto

Submitted by: SASSYPHOENIX


Number of Servings: 1

Ingredients

    Serves 6 - 8

    Soup

    4 - 5 med red capsicums
    1 x 800g can of chopped tomatoes
    2 x 400g (240g res weight) Chickpeas (rinsed)
    1/2 bunch coriander, roots removed stems and leaves finely chopped
    1 litre of vegie stock ( or 1 litre of water + 4 stock cubes)
    1 large brown onion chopped finely
    2 cloves of garlic

    Pesto
    1 and 1/2 bunches of Coriander, roots and stems removed, Leaves finely chopped
    1 tsp cardamon seeds / or 4 pods
    1 tsp carraway seeds
    1/2 a tsp of black pepper or 1 tsp of peppercorns
    2 cloves of garlic
    1 small red birds eye chilli (or to your taste)
    1/3 cup of olive oil
    1/4 cup lemon juice



Directions

Serves 6 - 8

Heat Oven to 200c. Place capsicums on a foil covered tray in oven watching regularily as skin blisters turn capsiums till blistered all over.
Remove from Oven and cover with foil leave to sit 5 - 10 mins to sweat skin off. Then remove skin and seeds, being careful to keep reserved juice. Good idea to place in bowl as will continue to weep once peeled.

In large saucepan sweat onion and garlic add a little water or olive oil. Add tomotoes, chickpeas, capsicum and stock. Bring to boil. Remove from heat and then puree. If using a food processor do in batches. (I find hand blender best.) Then add coriander and mix through.

While soup is coming to boil make pesto.

A coffee grinder will do the first part if a mortar and pestle is not availale and then transfer to food processor.

Grind cardamon, carraway and pepper together. Then add chilli and garlic. Transfer paste to food processor and add coriander whilst slowly streaming in lemon juice and olive oil.

To serve spoon bowl of soup and drizzle 1 - 2 level tsp of pesto over surface.

Can be frozen seperately.



Number of Servings: 1

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user SASSYPHOENIX.






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