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Shrimps and Chickpea Soup
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
25 mins
Total Time
30 mins
This is one of the soups that I like to make the most in my house. It has a lot of Mediterranean flavors: bay leaf, thyme, and fresh garlic.
Course: Soup
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: shrimps and chickpea soup
Servings: 3 people
  • 300 gr shrimps
  • 300 gr cooked chickpeas 1 can
  • 1 onion
  • 1 bell pepper
  • 2 carrot
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 cup crushed tomatoes
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 1 tbsp dry thyme
  • 1 lemon
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  1. In a big pot, pour the olive oil and heat it over medium heat.
  2. Add the onion cut into cubes and the garlic minced and cook for a couple of minutes until fragrant. Stir to avoid burning the garlic.
  3. Add the shrimps and cook for 2 minutes each side until pink. Remove the shrimps and save them for later.
  4. Add the carrots cut into cubes, the crushed tomatoes, and the drained chickpeas.
  5. Season with lemon juice, bay leaf, thyme, salt and pepper to taste. Cook for 20 minutes until the carrots are fork tender.
  6. 1 minute before serving add the shrimps back to the pot and remove the bay leaf. Serve.