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Chickpea and Sausage Soup

Chickpea and Sausage Soup
Makes 4 Servings
  • ½ lb El Cerdito Chorizos® or Caroline Smoked Sausage®
  • 2 tbsp Vegetable Oil
  • ½ Medium White Onion, chopped
  • 1 Large Garlic Clove, minced
  • 2 Large Tomatoes, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cups Cabbage, chopped
  • ½ cup Fresh Parsley Leaves
  • 2 (12 ounce) cans Chicken Broth
  • 1 cup Canned Chickpeas, drained
  • ½ tbsp Salt
  • 1. In a 4-quart pot, heat oil over medium heat add the sausage rounds and cook, turning, until light brown, about 4 to 5 min.
  • 2. Remove the sausage to a plate.
  • 3. In the same oil, cook onion and garlic, stirring until softened, about 2 min.
  • 4. Add tomatoes and cook, stirring, until the tomato juices have cooked away, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • 5. Add the cabbage and parsley and cook, stirring, 3 to 4 min.
  • 6. Stir in broth, chickpeas, salt and reserved sausage.
  • 7. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat, cover and simmer the soup 10 min. to blend flavors. Serve hot.

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