Chicken and chickpea soup: your midnight carnival soup –

Updated: 02/13/2022 – 18:40

The perfect midnight meal
Chicken and chickpea soup for your carnival

Photo: EAT CLUB/Isabell Triemer

Delicious tomatoes and crunchy spinach also find their way into our chicken and chickpea soup.

Carnival is fast approaching! For us, that means providing you with the best recipes for all things carnival. Today’s recipe is also great for Shrovetide. Because today we bring you almost the best midnight soup you can imagine. With our chicken and chickpea soup, you are sure to impress your guests with your cooking skills.

Ingredients for 8 servings:

  • 500g cherry tomatoes
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1 kg of chicken breast
  • 4 tablespoons oil
  • salt and pepper
  • 1.5 L of chicken broth
  • 1 teaspoon ras el hanout
  • 200g baby spinach
  • 2 cans of chickpeas (425 ml each)
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice

Approximately per serving:

  • 310 calories
  • 11 grams of fat
  • 15 grams of carbohydrates
  • 36 grams of protein

And here’s how it’s done:

  1. First wash and cut the tomatoes in half. Peel the garlic and chop it into thin strips.
  2. Now dry the meat and cut it into cubes. Heat the oil in a large saucepan.
  3. Brown the meat all over in batches and season with salt and pepper. Add tomatoes and garlic and sauté briefly.
  4. Deglaze the ingredients with the chicken broth, bring to the boil and season again lightly with salt, pepper and ras el hanout. Let everything simmer for ten minutes.
  5. Meanwhile, sort the spinach, wash it and drain it carefully. Drain the chickpeas, rinse them under cold water and let them drain.
  6. Now add both ingredients to the soup and simmer for about two minutes.
  7. Finally, season with lemon juice, salt and pepper and garnish with lemon wedges. Enjoy your lunch!

Our Chickpea chicken soup It’s really not difficult and it goes very quickly. So it’s perfect for a slightly drunken carnival with loved ones, because the soup almost makes itself.

Some classics are usually served at carnival. Our Chicken and Chickpea Soup is a little offbeat, but that doesn’t mean it’s unsuitable for the holiday season. If you prefer to use the proven dishes, we can of course also serve them to you. The donuts are in the spotlight. The original recipe for the carnival classic can be found here. Of course, the traditional pea soup with sausages, also called “Ähzezupp” in the dialect, should not be missing here. And as a last classic, we can also recommend the “Heaven and Earth” recipe. You do not know? It is a sweet and salty combination of potatoes, apples, bacon and black pudding.

Do you know these three classics? So be sure to check out the following post. Here we present the eight best appetizers for the carnival party.

If you are not yet completely convinced by our chicken and chickpea soup or just want to offer your guests a few more alternatives, we have collected the best stews and soups for every party buffet for you in our gallery.

You can find many more soups on our theme page.

And if you opt for typical Berlin pancakes for dessert, you will find the perfect recipe in our video.

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