January 29, 2013
[Photograph: Suzanne Lehrer]
Note: Frying the chickpeas before adding to the soup gives them a nice, crunchy crust and a boost of flavor. Make extra and season with chipotle powder or cumin for a stand-alone cocktail snack.
To give the soup some heat, add 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes along with the garlic.
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