Recipe: Vegetable and chickpea soup

Photo: Text - Emma Duff's vegetable and chickpea soup. Bowl of soup and Emma Duff.

Vegetable and chickpea soup


  • 1 onion
  • 1/2 celery
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 2 carrots
  • 500g tin dice tomato
  • 1/2 pumpkin
  • 2 zucchinis
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 1 broccoli
  • 1 cauliflower
  • 500g chickpea
  • 1 red chilli/ optional
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 1 cup water


  1. Dice all vegetables into 2cm cubes.
  2. Heat oil in a large pot and wweat off onion, celery garlic and chilli til golden brown on med heat.
  3. Add pumpkin, sweet potato, carrot, stock and water and turn up heat to high.
  4. When it comes to the boil, add tomatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, chickpea and zucchini and turn down to a simmer.
  5. Cook for about 45 minutes until all vegetables are soft.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.


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