Curried Spinach & Chickpea Soup

Keep your family far from boredom by changing up our curried soup each time you make it. Try stirring in 1 cup of cooked quinoa or brown rice, 8 ounces of cooked and shredded chicken (skinless, of course) or 8 ounces of cubed firm tofu.
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  • 4Servings

Ingredients

  • 1 tbsp coconut oil
  • 1/2 medium white onion, diced
  • 1 medium carrot, peeled and diced
  • 2 tsp curry powder
  • 1 1/2 cups BPA-free canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained and rinsed (TRY: Eden Organic Garbanzo Beans)
  • 4 cups low-sodium chicken or vegetable broth
  • 4 cups fresh baby spinach
  • 1 tbsp fresh lime juice
  • Sea salt and ground black pepper, to taste
  • 2 small whole-grain pitas or Naan breads (each 4 inches in diameter), halved

Preparation

  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan on medium-high.
  2. Add onion and carrot and cook, stirring frequently, until onions are translucent and softened, about 5 minutes. Add curry powder and cook, stirring until fragrant, about 1 minute. Add chickpeas and broth and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for 5 minutes. Remove pan from heat and stir in spinach and lime juice. Season with salt and pepper. Serve immediately with pitas on the side for sopping up soup.

Nutrition Information

  • Serving Size: 1 1/2 c soup and 1/2 pita
  • Calories: 291
  • Carbohydrate Content: 44 g
  • Fat Content: 8 g
  • Fiber Content: 8 g
  • Protein Content: 15 g
  • Saturated Fat Content: 4 g
  • Sodium Content: 339 mg
  • Sugar Content: 3 g