Just like a light switch flickered off, it’s suddenly as cold as the Grinch’s heart here in Colorado; we’ve already got our first salting of snow!
And you know what that means: Soup. Soup. Every damned day.
There really is nothing like it, right? The warmth a spoonful of soup can bring to a body is unmatched.
Here’s a hearty recipe anyone can pull together quickly: it’s got the warm flavor of poblano peppers and red potatoes, and all the protein we can get from chickpeas.
Add some veggies, and we’ve got ourselves a nutrition-packed power soup, sure to kick that cold feeling right outta our bodies.
For this easy, warming recipe, we’ll need:
• 1 7-ounce jar of tomato paste (my pick: here)
• ½ cup Dijon mustard
• 2 tablespoons basil
• 2 tablespoons oregano
• 2 small dashes ground cayenne pepper
• 8 – 10 cups filtered water
For the “sustenance”:
• 3 cups cooked chickpeas
• 1 large poblano pepper, diced
• 6 – 7 medium red potatoes, cubed
• 2 cups green peas
• 1 cup and cubed carrots
• 1 cup sliced celery
1. Add all of the base/broth ingredients to a large pot. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to low to simmer.
2. Add in “the sustenance” ingredients. Let entire pot simmer together for at least 30 minutes.
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