Quick Chicken Chickpea Soup


1 shallot, minced

2 large carrots, small diced

2 stalks celery, small diced

1 3" knob ginger, peeled and minced

2 large cloves garlic, minced

1 jalapeno pepper, thinly sliced

1 tbsp olive oil

2 quarts chicken broth

1 rotisserie chicken, roughly chopped

1 14.5 oz can chickpeas, drained and rinsed

1 1/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp black pepper

 juice of 1 lemon

1 bunch fresh parsley, chopped

1 bunch Swiss chard, chopped


Saute the shallot, carrot, celery, ginger, garlic and jalapeno in the olive oil for about five minutes, until veggies start to soften. Pour in the broth and add the chickpeas and chopped rotisserie chicken. Bring to a simmer, then add the salt, pepper, lemon juice, swiss chard and parsley. Simmer until greens wilt (about five minutes) then serve.


20 minutes