Mediterranean Chickpea, Lentil, and Rice Soup With Basil

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READY IN: 2hrs 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Place chickpeas in a deep bowl, add water to cover by 2 inches, and place in the refrigerator overnight.
  • In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion, celery, carrots, and garlic. Saute for 10 minutes.
  • Add the chickpeas, stock, tomatoes, tomato juice, marjoram, and bay leaves.
  • Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and cover for 1-1/4 hours.
  • Add the lentils and rice. Cover and simmer for an additional 35 minutes. You may add additional water or stock at this point if the liquic has reduced too much.
  • Remove the bay leaves and season with the vinegar, basil, salt, pepper, and olive oil. Stir well before serving.
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