Fabulous Chick-Pea Soup
sweet potato, sliced
chickpeas, drained, rinsed and cooked
chicken broth, low-fat
Heat the olive oil and a generous spray of the cooking spray in a large pot for 45 seconds.
Stir in the onions and garlic, and saute for 3 minutes over medium-low heat, stirring frequently.
You may have to add 1 to 2 teaspoons of water to prevent the onions from burning.
Stir in the carrots, sweet potato, chick-peas, and chicken broth; cover and simmer for 30 to 35 minutes, or until the carrots are tender.
Remove from heat and puree.
Return to the pot, then stir in the lemon juice, and salt and pepper to taste.
Reheat just to the boiling point, and serve immediately.
Serve with a green salad and some crusty breads - Freezes well.