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Moroccan Chickpea & Couscous Soup

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  • prep time: 20 min
  • total time: 45 min
  • serves: 6 people

The combination of couscous, chickpeas, and lemon gives our easy and delicious soup recipe Moroccan flair.  It’s hearty and filling and a great way to turn leftover chicken into something warm and comforting.  Lemon and parsley give the soup a bright, fresh flavor.

Ingredients

cost per recipe: $5.23

  • 1/2 cup uncooked Israeli couscous
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 large onion, diced (about 1 cup)
  • 2 stalks celery, diced (about 1 cup)
  • 2 medium carrot, peeled and diced (about 1 cup)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 cups Swanson® Chicken Broth or Natural Goodness® Chicken Broth or Organic Free-Range Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup shredded or diced cooked chicken
  • 1 cup rinsed drained canned chickpeas (garbanzo beans)
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley

Instructions

  • Step 1

    Cook and drain the couscous according to the package directions.

  • Step 2

    Heat the oil in a 4-quart saucepan over medium-high heat.  Add the onion, celery, carrots and garlic and cook for 8 minutes, stirring occasionally.

  • Step 3

    Add the broth and heat to a boil.  Reduce the heat to low.  Cook for 10 minutes or until the vegetables are tender.  Stir in the chicken, chickpeas and cooked couscous and cook until hot.  Stir in the lemon juice and parsley.  Season to taste and serve hot.

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  • filling and yummy

    Elizabeth J.
    June 30, 2018

    this was so good I added an extra carrot and celery stick and my family likes protean a little more so I added 2 cups not one of chicken. I shredded it off a supermarket chicken and it was spectacular.

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Made With

Calories 170
Total Fat 3 g
Sat. Fat 0.6 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 672 mg
Total Carb 21 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugar 3 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 11 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 6 %DV
Potassium 6 %DV
Calories 173
Total Fat 3 g
Sat. Fat 0.6 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 479 mg
Total Carb 21 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugar 0 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 12 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 5 %DV
Potassium 6 %DV
Calories 170
Total Fat 3 g
Sat. Fat 0.6 g
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 20 mg
Sodium 465 mg
Total Carb 21 g
Dietary Fiber 3 g
Sugar 0 g
Added Sugars 0 g
Protein 11 g
Vitamin D 0 %DV
Calcium 4 %DV
Iron 5 %DV
Potassium 6 %DV

This nutritional information refers to each serving of the entire recipe and not just the products used as ingredients.