Best Ever Lamb and Chickpea Soup
Flavour-packed and deliciously wholesome
Beef + Lamb New Zealand
This Lamb and Chickpea Soup offers a delightful blend of delicious lamb, wholesome vegetables, and the heartiness of chickpeas. The warm spices infuse the stew with aromatic flavors, making it a comforting and satisfying meal for any occasion.
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400g Quality Mark lamb mince
1 tsp mint leaves
1/2 cup rolled oats
1/2 tsp salt
1/2 tsp coarsely ground black pepper
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 garlic cloves
1 Tbsp fresh ginger
2 small carrots
chopped into half rounds
100g button mushrooms
sliced into half rounds
1 tsp ground coriander
1 tsp ground cumin
420g can chickpeas
400g can chopped tomatoes
2 cups vegetable stock
1 cup Croutons
Preheat the oven to 180°C.
In a large bowl, place the lamb mince, mint, oats, salt, and pepper. Mix well to combine.
Roll the mince mixture into small balls and place on an oven tray lined with baking paper. Bake for 15-20 minutes until cooked through.
Warm the oil in a large cast iron pot. Add the onion, garlic, ginger, carrots, mushrooms and courgette, cooking for 10 minutes until softened. Stir through the cumin and coriander.
Add the chickpeas, tomatoes and stock. Bring it to a simmer for 10 minutes.
Taste the soup and season to taste. Add the meatballs and stir through. Simmer for a further couple of minutes.
Pour into individual bowls and sprinkle over croutons evenly.
Nutrition Information per Serving (586g)
Percentage daily intakes are based on an average adult diet of 8700 kJ (2100 kilocalories).More info
1913 kJ (457 kcal)
* Percentage of recommended daily intake (Aust/NZ)