A thick vegetable soup is delicious meal in itself. Serve the Chick Pea and tomato Soup with thin shaving of Parmesan cheese and warm bread.
Ingredients: Chick Pea and Tomato Soup Recipe
1 kg chopped tomatoes
2 tbsp olive oil
2 courgettes, chopped
2 garlic cloves, crushed
1 tbsp tomato paste
1 bay leaf
2 leeks, sliced thinly
3 cups vegetable stock
425g can chick-peas. Drained
30g thin shavings of Parmesan
Salt and black pepper
Crusty bread, to serve
Preparation Method: Chick Pea and Tomato Soup Recipe
Heat the oil in saucepan, add the courgettes and leeks and cook briskly for 5 minutes, stirring constantly.
Add the tomatoes, garlic, tomato paste, bay leaf, vegetables stock and chick peas. Bring to boil and simmer for 5 minutes.
Shred the spinach finely, add to the soup and boil for 2 minutes, Season with salt and black pepper.
Remove the bay leaf, pour into a soup tureen and sprinkle over the shavings of Parmesan cheese.
Serve this vegetable soup with crusty bread.