Tunisian Chickpea Soup

Leblebi

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Preparation info

  • Serves

    6 to 8

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

Mediterranean Vegetarian Feasts

By Aglaia Kremezi

Published 2014

  • About

Leblebi is yet another ingenious combination of legumes and all kinds of readily available vegetables, herbs, and spices that create an irresistibly satisfying dish. Slowly cooking the chickpeas in the oven, inside a clay pot, as Paula Wolfert suggests, makes a wonderfully flavored, silky base. But precooked frozen chickpeas, simmered briefly with garlic in their broth, will make excellent leblebi, flavored with homemade h’rous and sprinkled with Aegean Herb and Hot Pep