This is the type of soup that needs to be cherished. A little bowl will make you wish you had the entire pot sitting in front of you. One spoonful in and the subtle spice complimented with the creamy garbanzo will make you well aware that this soup will become a favorite in your household. Enjoy!
Spicy Cream of Garbanzo Soup
- 1-1/2 – cups of Garbanzo Beans
- 6 cups of Chicken or Vegetable Broth
- 2 medium-sized Tomatoes
- 3 Chile de Arbol (stems removed)
- 1/2 Onion
- 4 Garlic Cloves
- 1 Bay Leaf
- Nice Olive Oil
- Salt and Pepper to taste
Soak beans overnight.
Drain and rinse beans.
Add broth, garbanzo beans, tomato, chile de arbol, onion, garlic, and bay leaf to a pot over a medium high flame and bring to a boil.
Once boiling, reduce flame to a simmer, cover pot with lid and simmer for 2 hours.
Discard bay leaf.
Add all ingredients to a blender, and blend till smooth.
Serve right away.
Garnish with chopped tomatoes and drizzle top with olive oil and salt and pepper.
Recipe serves 4 to 5 bowls
By: Nicole Presley of Presley’s Pantry