Leblebi (Tunisian Chickpea Soup)

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Nutrition per serving    (USDA % daily values)
CAL
927
FAT
90%
CHOL
0%
SOD
108%

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Ingredients for 4 servings

2 chickpeas dried soaked overnight in 2 quarts of water, then drained and rinsed after 1-2 hours of steady, covered simmer until tender [Length of cooking depends on age of chickpeas and heat intensity.] or 28 ounces canned chickpeas cup chickpeas dried s

3 tbsp Olive Oil

1 x onion,chopped

4 x garlic cloves, minced

5 cup Water

2 cumin seed (toasted and ground) (Heat for 5 minutes in a dry skillet or until browned and fragrant.) tsp cumin seed (toasted and ground) (Heat for 5 minutes in a dry skillet or until browned and fragrant.)

2 tsp harisa prepared or homemade

Capers(for garnish) Capers(for garnish)

Cilantro Leaves(for garnish) Cilantro Leaves(for garnish)

bell pepper, chopped(for garnish) bell pepper, chopped(for garnish)

cumin seeds, toasted (for garnish) cumin seeds, toasted (for garnish)

hard-cooked eggs,chopped(for garnish) hard-cooked eggs,chopped(for garnish)

Lemon Slices,preserved(for garnish) Lemon Slices,preserved(for garnish)

Croutons or bread slices(for garnish) Croutons or bread slices(for garnish)

harisa,additional (for garnish) harisa,additional (for garnish)