Heart Friendly Chickpea and Bulgar Soup

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Easy, quick and delicious recipe. Beans are naturally full of protein without all the cholesterol meat has which makes this dish heart friendly.

There are 33g net carbs and 5 Weight Watchers Points per serving.

Heart Friendly Chick Pea and Bulgar Soup

By kimmy Published: October 24, 2013

  • Yield: 6 Servings
  • Cost: 10.00
  • Prep: 15 mins
  • Cook: 15 mins
  • Ready In: 30 mins

Calories: 204 | Fat: 1.2g | Fibre: 8g | Carbs: 41g | Protein: 7.8g | WW Points: 5

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. Heat two tablespoons of oil in a heavy-based saucepan, and sauté the onions on medium heat for five minutes, until translucent. Add the garlic, carrots and celery, cook for eight minutes, then stir in the harissa and spices, and cook for two minutes. Stir in the chickpeas, salt and plenty of black pepper, add the stock and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer for 10 minutes.
  2. Rinse the bulgur, put it in a pan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil and simmer for three minutes. Drain, refresh and set aside.
  3. If making the coriander oil, blitz the coriander in food processor with a pinch of salt, then slowly pour in 60ml of oil and process until smooth
  4. Add the bulgur to the soup and heat gently. Ladle into bowls and drizzle over the oil.
By | 2013-10-24T12:44:11+00:00 October 24th, 2013|Appetizers, Recipes, Soup, WW Friendly|

About the Author:

Hello and thanks for popping by! My name is Kim and I love to cook low carbs recipes, desserts, salads and soups. I am always on the hunt for new recipes to make over. My husband Paul was diagnosed with slow onset Type 1 diabetes (LADA) over 5 years ago so we were forced to change the way we did things when it came to cooking. We have always been a healthy and active family. I play soccer, we both run 3-4 times per week and walk 5km most week days after dinner. Our kids play soccer and rugby and are no strangers to a healthy lifestyle. Spending time in the kitchen is always time well spent in my humble opinion and I love to share my cooking successes with you here. There may be hiccups along the way but we keep going and I hope our passion for food translates to your kitchen. Feel free to explore and remember to check us out on Face Book, Twitter, Instagram and Flickr.

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