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Grass pea soup (Zuppa di cicerchia)

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Grass pea soup (Zuppa di cicerchia) Zuppa di cicerchia is a typical soup of the Mediterranean cuisine. Quite nutritious thanks to the various legumes and vegetables. It has a unique flavour that you should try.

Ingredients

  • 200 g grass pea
  • 200 g mix of cannellini, borlotti beans and chickpeas
  • 400 g vegetable broth
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1 stalk of celery
  • 2 carrots
  • 1 onion
  • Few grams of chives
  • Extra virgin olive oil
  • Some small pieces of toasted bread
  • Salt
  • Pepper
Serves
4
Prep.
time

Cooking
time

Total
time

Healthy
Rel. easy
210
calories
per person

 

Preparation

  1. Soak borlotti, cannellini and chickpeas for at least 12 hours. Cook them for two hours.
  2. Keep grass pea soaked in salted water for at least 24 hours, changing water regularly.
  3. Boil for 30-40 minutes. Once cooked leave in the cooking water.
  4. Blend the vegetables.
  5. Chop celery, carrot, onion and garlic and cook with olive oil for about 10 minutes in a fairly large pot.
  6. After about 10 minutes, add the blended vegetables to the pot of beans, the drained grass pea, the broth and cook for another 10 minutes.
  7. Serve adding chives, extra virgin olive oil, pepper and toasted bread.
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