Garbanzo Bean Soup

Made with the mild-flavored chickpea, garbanzo bean soup can take on many different flavors. From curried stew-like versions to Tuscan garbanzo bean soup, these easy recipes come together quickly.

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Garbanzo Bean Stew: Dinner for $10

Stew season may be coming to an end, but a few chilly nights are inevitable before spring arrives in full force. Why wait? Give your slow-cooker one more spin before you send it into storage for the season.

Spicy Garbanzo Bean Soup

Heart-Healthy Living

Garbanzo Bean Stew

Family Circle

Spicy kielbasa sausage lends its robust flavor to this chunky stew. A container of hummus stirred into the slow cooker near the end of cooking provides flavorful thickening.

Roasted Tomato Gazpacho

Better Homes and Gardens

Garbanzo beans add heartiness to this popular summertime chilled soup recipe.

Aunt Bonnie's Taco Soup

Midwest Living

This easy-to-make high-fiber soup, full of beef and taco flavor, uses black-eyed peas and three kinds of beans. Serve it for dinner with sour cream, salsa, and chips.

Garbanzo Bean Stew

Heart-Healthy Living

Garbanzo beans and potatoes make this vegetarian soup filling substantial enough to serve as a main dish.

Beef and Bulgur Soup with Chickpeas

Midwest Living

This beef, bean, and vegetable soup is loaded with spices, including cumin, ginger, and garam masala. It makes a satisfying low-calorie meal.

Mediterranean Chickpea Chili

Better Homes and Gardens

Hearty and flavorful, this dish is a perfect example of how dynamic and satisfying a meatless chili can be. Substitute vegetable stock for chicken for a truly spectacular vegetarian dish. Serve with a fresh green salad and crusty baguette for a complete dinner.

Total: 30 mins

Thick Hummus-Style Soup

Better Homes and Gardens

Chilled Tomato-Bean Soup

Midwest Living

For this make-ahead recipe, assemble the ingredients and then let the soup chill for up to 24 hours. Serve as an appetizer or side dish.

Chicken Salsa Chili

Midwest Living

By using canned beans, jarred salsa, and cooked chicken, you can mix together this main-dish chili in minutes. Let it simmer and then serve for a quick dinner.

Chicken & Garbanzo Bean Soup

Heart-Healthy Living

With a light, licorice flavor, fennel adds an enticing taste to this hearty chicken soup. Eat it the day you make it, or prepare it the night before so it can sit in the slow cooker until dinner.

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How to Make Bean Soup

Learn how to make bean soup, and you'll always have a hearty, nutritious, and inexpensive meal, any night of the week.

How to Make Bean Soup

Learn how to make bean soup, and you'll always be able to whip up a hearty, nutritious, and inexpensive meal any night of the week.

Eat Better for Less: Beans for Last-Minute Cooks

Canned beans, such as kidney, garbanzo, or cannellini, can be the basis for countless inexpensive meals. Of course, cooking dried beans from scratch is even cheaper and gives you better texture, flavor, and less sodium. But if you're a last-minute cook like me, even the quick-soak method takes more time than I often have to get dinner on the table.

Quick Comfort Food: Escarole and White Bean Soup

Healthy, comforting, and quick, this white bean soup has it all. Make a double batch and enjoy some for dinner tonight and lunches throughout the week.

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