Egyptian Chickpea and Tomato Soup

READY IN: 35mins
Recipe by Tinkerbell

An easy and filling dish. The overall aroma is sweet from the allspice but each bite is a perfect blend of flavors. The original recipe was found on but I've altered it to suit my tastes. I have also made this soup using leftover, unseasoned rice and sometimes subbing chicken broth for some or all of the water. Thanks to Kumsie, I've deleted an unnecessary step from the directions to help clarify the use of the coriander (cilantro). :)

Top Review by Jamilahs_Kitchen

yummy this was super easy to throw together for a late dinner. I had leftover spicy rice and tossed that in and topped with some yogurt. Thanks Tink. Made for ZWT 6 for Looney Spoon Phoodies.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat the olive oil in a large saucepan. Add garlic and onions, then sauté gently until golden brown.
  2. Add 2 Tablespoons of the coriander (cilantro) and the remaining ingredients. Bring to a boil, while stirring.
  3. Reduce heat to medium/low and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the rice is tender. Garnish each bowl with the reserved cilantro.

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