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Spiced pointed cabbage & vegetable soup with chickpeas

on 09/02/2010

A tasty spiced point cabbage, chickpeas, tomato & spices soup!

Recently, I made a curried stir fry with apples & raisins with half of my pointed cabbage.
With the rest I made this comforting & healthy soup. It is more of a filling meal aka soup.
It is also lovely enjoyed with some crusty bread on the side.
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Recipe: For 8 persons
Ingredients:
1/2 pointed cabbage (520 gr, I used ), cleaned, washed & cut into finger thick long strips & cut once cross wise
1 medium potato, peeled & finely cut up
3 fat cloves of fresh garlic, peeled & finely chopped
2 white onions, peeled & finely cut up
5 organic carrots, peeled & cut into rounds
1/2 teaspoon of dried chili pepper flakes
2 cans of whole cherry tomatoes in their juice, I use the Italian brand Cirio
1 can of chickpeas, well rinsed under cold water & well-drained
1 tablespoon of tomato purée
1.5 liter of gluten-free vegetable stock
a fruity EVOO
Method:
1. I use a steam cooker, a pressure cooker with fitting lid. In the cooking pot of the steam cooker, add 2 to 4 tablespoons of the EVOO & heat up on medium heat. When hot & sizzling, add the cut up onions and garlic & fry for about 4 to 6 minutes. Stir often.
2. Add the carrot rounds & the potato pieces & fry for about 5 minutes. Turn the heat up on high.
3. Add the 2 cans of cherry tomatoes & their juices, the tomato purée & the 1/2 teaspoon of the dried red chili flakes to the pot. Stir well. Now, add the well-drained chickpeas & the 1.5 liter of vegetable stock. Stir everything well round. Add the shredded cabbage leaves. Stir.
4. Now, put the lid on of your steam cooker. Let it sit on the high heat for about 10 to 13 minutes until the nozzle sizzles non stop. Carefully, lift the pot away from the heat & open the nozzle with a wooden spoon to set the steam free. When it stops sizzling then there will be no steam left in the pot & you can open the lid. Now, taste the soup! It has to taste fab & spicy!!
If you don’t have a steam cooker, just boil the soup until the vegetables are all tender & cooked through but you still want a little bite in your cabbage!
5. I only purée the soup 1/3 so that you have vegetables floating in your soup. Sometimes, I like a chunkier soup like this!
Enjoy!!
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120 responses to “Spiced pointed cabbage & vegetable soup with chickpeas

  1. KennyT says:

    I would love to have this soup in this humid weather in Hong Kong.

  2. This is such a unique recipe, I can't wait to try it. Thanks!

  3. Happy Cook says:

    Here hubby don't like cabbage and daughter too, the only time i make them is from the feezer section red cabbage with apples :-)

  4. Gulmohar says:

    It sounds like a wholesome meal, rather than a soup..Love cabbage in soup :-)

  5. Barbara says:

    Super soup recipe, Sophie. Cabbage is delicious in a soup and the potatoes and chick peas make this really hearty and healthy!

  6. Kris says:

    Sounds very healthy!

  7. Joanne says:

    Whoa! This looks insanely hearty and delicious. cabbage is a great vegetables – very inexpensive and SO good for you.

  8. Koko says:

    Sophie, this looks so appetizing! Your soups are always so unique and wonderful!

  9. Delicious cabbage soup! And so healthy too!

  10. The soup sounds so hearty and warming, perfect right now as the snow is falling here yet again :)

  11. I'm so glad to see chickpeas in soup. I love them. Great soup Sophie.Sam

  12. Très bonne recette pour le climat de ces jours-ci.A bientôt.

  13. ~~louise~~ says:

    Oh my goodness! Now doesn't that soup look heavenly. I must save this link for World Cabbage Day, February 17th. Just perfect! Thanks for sharing, Sophie…

  14. Ellie says:

    Lvoely soup. Nice for a winter evening.

  15. Trissa says:

    It just looks so hearty!

  16. Yum! And it's so low in fat too! Thanks for suggesting the variations too Sophie! :D

  17. Isabelle says:

    I love chickpeas in soup. This soup sounds so delicious and flavourful! Bonne journée Sophie!

  18. Cheryl says:

    That soup just spells comfort and I happen to have a head of cabbage in my fridge!

  19. Would love a big bowl for dinner tonight–it's cold by LA standards. Looks so good and comforting and healthful.

  20. Olga says:

    That looks really good! There is a Russian cabbage soup similar to this, but I really like the addition of chickpeas and tomatoes.

  21. Claudia says:

    Cabbage and chick peas… tomatoes… I vote "yes" will definitely do it.

  22. This does look like a hearty, delicious soup! Love that you spiced it up a bit!

  23. Pam says:

    Healthy, hearty, and delcious!

  24. Fantastic soup! I love how hearty and delicious it is–would love to make a big pot of it!

  25. Fimère says:

    cette recette me semble délicieuse une belle combinaison de légumes bonne soirée

  26. Very hearty and delicious looking soup! What a treat for winter.

  27. Valérie says:

    Ah, the pointed cabbage returns! This soup looks very satisfying and tasty!And thank you, Sophie, for your kind words on my blog (about my rabbit). It was comforting to me.

  28. This soup is chock full of goodness Sophie! What a bowl of comfort! I wish I had pointed cabbage in my neck of the woods.

  29. Junglefrog says:

    Ah more lovely soups!! I have been having this soup mania lately and this is just looking perfect!

  30. Michelle says:

    Hey Sophie! Interesting about the pointed cabbage, very cool looking vegetable! I love savoy cabbage and am wondering if it's similar?

  31. SophieThey say a mark of a good cook is that she (or he) never wastes anything in the kitchen. Great use of your leftover cabbage my dear!

  32. Pam says:

    Looks so good on a cold night!Enjoy!

  33. mangocheeks says:

    I think pointed cabbage is perhaps my favourite kind of cabbage. This soup would sure hit the spot on a wintery and cold evening. I love the addition of chickpeas too, one of my favourite ingredients.

  34. Carolyn Jung says:

    Cabbage is one of those vastly under-rated veggies. Not sexy like asparagus or swoon-inducing like potatoes. But so versatile, and it sure adds a wonderful texture and sweetness to anything it's combined with.

  35. Une excellente soupe surtout par le froid de ces jours-ci.A bientôt Sophie.

  36. dawn says:

    sophie why don't your updates show up in my reader? how odd. did you block them or change? I will refresh. We;ve been eating a lot of soups here, our winter is just brutally cold–how I long for spring.

  37. theUngourmet says:

    Mmm. What a great looking soup. I'm so hungry I think I could eat 3 bowls of your yummy soup!

  38. oh great and healthy soup I adore your cooking sophie its so healthy would love a guest post!rebeccasubbiah at yahoo dot comRebecca

  39. Velva says:

    Great healthy soup! I am really enjoying ideas for pointed cabbage. Very nice!

  40. Delicious, comforting and healthy! A wonderful soup!Cheers,Rosa

  41. Jo says:

    Thbis soup looks great. Now I'm beginning to wonder if the cabbage was really pointed or it just happed to grow like that.

  42. Debbie says:

    The soup looks delicious. I just love cabbage and that soup is perfect for this time of year!

  43. lululu says:

    such a healthy, tasty, flavorful soup!

  44. Love cabbage in soups and stews, so comforting!

  45. Sook says:

    This looks so delicious. A healthy bowl of soup is always good. :)

  46. This soup looks amazing. I am ALWAYS looking for new ways to use cabbage…as it is so alkalizing and healthy!

  47. shaz says:

    mmmm..this sounds delicious, I love tomato based soups and chunky soups. Will definitely keep this in mind when winter hits :)

  48. zurin says:

    I wld LOVE this soup!!!!

  49. I hava a prise for you.See soon.

  50. Erica says:

    That soup looks rich and comforting!!! It is cold here, I would love a big bowl!

  51. chorizo, yum! This soup looks delicious!Nisrine

  52. Cynthia says:

    I don't think that anyone has every made cabbage soup that is attractive as yours.

  53. hummm I realy like it !! So delicious!Kisses Happy Valentine's Day

  54. Sounds great! I have a regular white cabbage in the fridge, do you think I would get close to the same result if I use it instead of a pointed cabbage? Happy Valentine's day, Sophie :D

  55. Kevin says:

    I like using cabbage in soups and this one looks really good!

  56. This sounds wonderful! I love cabbage soup, have never made it. This is inspiring me!

  57. Kerstin says:

    What a lovely soup – the chickpeas sound fantastic in it!

  58. zerrin says:

    Sounds so heart warming. I always love the combination of cabbage and chikpeas and I always squeeze lemon on such a cabbage soup. YUM!

  59. Hi there, just stopped by to wish you a wonderful valentines day :)*kisses* HH

  60. Michelle says:

    What a wonderful soup, Sophie! It looks very savory and perfect for the cold weather. :) I am baking as I type this…hope you had a wonderful weekend!xoxoMichelle

  61. Emily says:

    Yum! What a comforting soup. This looks amazing!

  62. Velva says:

    Sphie, you made my day! Thank you for the award!!! You are right, parsnips are such an underrated vegetable. They are wonderful roasted as it brings out the natural sugars and is quite delicious.

  63. Jamie says:

    I grew up with my mom's cabbage soup and nothing in the world could have been worse! I have to say though that yours sounds like it could actually put me back on cabbage soup! It looks really yummy! And I'll bet it's a great winter soup!

  64. Sophie says:

    @ all of you: I am sure you will love this more spicy & tasty meal aka soup!Enjoy!!

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