This easy, healthy, and hearty soup is great for lunch or dinner. Serve with a loaf of crusty bread.
Recipe from Two Peas & Their Pod
5 from 5 votes
Prep Time 10mins
Cook Time 30mins
Total Time 40mins
28ozdiced tomatoes with juices
15oz chickpeas,rinsed and drained
1 1/2cupscooked farro
1cuppacked baby spinach,roughly chopped
Salt and freshly ground black pepperto taste
Parmesan cheesegrated, for serving, optional
In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium-high heat. Add the onion, carrot, and celery. Cook until vegetables are tender, about 5 minutes. Add the garlic and bay leaves and cook for an additional 2 minutes.
Stir in the broth, tomatoes, chickpeas, basil, and oregano. Bring to a simmer and cook, uncovered, for 10 minutes to blend the flavors. Add the farro and spinach and stir just until the spinach is wilted. Season the soup with salt and pepper, to taste. Ladle into soup bowls and serve warm. Garnish with grated Parmesan cheese, if desired.
Note-to cook the farro, rinse and drain 3/4 cup farro. Place in a pot and add enough water to cover. Add a little salt. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for about 25 minutes. Drain any excess water. OR you can buy Trader Joe's 10 minute farro, it is my favorite and only takes 10 minutes to cook. For vegan, omit the Parmesan cheese.