Simple Chicken Meatball Soup with Rice and Garbanzo Beans

Soup is the ultimate comfort food, and if you are like me, you feel that any time of the year is a good time for soup. Garbanzo Beans with Chicken Meatball soup is a filling soup that is packed with protein. This soup is made with ground chicken, potatoes, and garbanzo beans.

Garbanzo Bean with Rice Chicken Meatball Soup Ingredients: 

To make this soup recipe, you will need the following ingredients (see the full recipe below for detailed amounts and instructions):

Chicken thighs: You will need to ground the chicken, but you can also just buy ready-made dark ground chicken. 

Rice: This goes into making the meatballs, so you won’t need that much. 

Egg: Also goes into the meatballs, makes them more tender.

Olive oil: Or any oil you usually use. 

Garbanzø beans: Also known as chickpeas. Use cooked ones, in a can, works well, just drain and rinse.

Season with salt and pepper: For bringing out the flavors.

What do I need to make this recipe?

  • 4 cups of water
  • 1 lb chicken thighs (or ground chicken)
  • 1/4 cup rice
  • 1 large egg
  • 4 Yukon potatoes
  • 1 yellow onion
  • 1 medium carrot
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 14-oz can organic garbanzo beans
  • 1 stem fresh dill
  • salt
  • black ground pepper  

How to Make a Meatball Soup with Garbanzo Beans:

Make the meatballs: First, you would need to cook the rice, then mix it with ground chicken, egg, salt, and pepper.

Then form into a meatball. 

Boiling the meatballs: In a large pot, add water and bring to a boil. Form balls from the meat mix and add meatballs to the boiling water.

Cook for 10-15 minutes. Strain the water into a clean soup pot, and then transfer meatballs into a large skillet.

Adding the rest of the ingredients: Add potatoes to the soup pot and boil until tender.

During this time, add olive oil to the skillet with meatballs and saute with onions and carrots for about five minutes on medium heat, stirring occasionally. Reduce the heat and season with salt and pepper.

Bring it all together: After you have drained and rinsed the beans, add them to the soup pot along with fresh chopped dill. Bring to a boil and then turn it off.

Enjoy! 

Other Ground Meat Recipes You May Like: 

Chicken Meatballs

Barley Pickle Turkey Soup

Tangy Chicken and Tomato Soup

Chicken Meatball Soup

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Simple Chicken Meatball Soup with Rice and Garbanzo Beans

Garbanzo Bean Chicken Soup

Garbanzo Beans with Chicken Meatball soup is a filling soup that is packed with protein and made with ground chicken, potatoes, and garbanzo beans.
Prep Time 20 mins
Total Time 1 hr 30 mins
Course dinner, lunch, Soup
Cuisine Russian
Servings 8 people
Calories 203 kcal

Equipment

  • Skillet
  • soup pot
  • Ladle
  • Spatula
  • Knife
  • Cutting board
  • peeler

Ingredients
  

  • 6 cups water
  • 1 lb ground dark chicken
  • ¼ cup rice cooked
  • 1 large egg
  • 4 Yukon potatoes peeled and chopped
  • 1 yellow onion diced
  • 1 medium carrot peeled and grated
  • 1 Tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1-14 oz organic garbanzo beans drained and rinsed
  • 1 fresh dill chopped
  • salt to taste
  • black pepper to taste

Instructions
 

  • Cook 1/4 cup of rice, drain.
  • Mix 1 lb ground chicken, 1 large egg, cooked rice, 1/2 teaspoon of salt, and 1/4 teaspoon black pepper. 
    Simple Chicken Meatball Soup with Rice and Garbanzo Beans
  • Fill a large pot with 6 cups of water and bring to a boil.
  • Form balls from chicken mix and drop to boiling water. Cook for 10-15 minutes.
    Simple Chicken Meatball Soup with Rice and Garbanzo Beans
  • Strain the water into a clean soup pot, and put the meatballs into a large skillet. 
  • Add potatoes to the soup pot and boil until tender.
  • Add olive oil to the skillet with meatballs and on medium heat saute with onions and carrots for about five minutes, stirring occasionally. Reduce heat, and add to the potatoes and salt and black pepper to taste.
    Simple Chicken Meatball Soup with Rice and Garbanzo Beans
  • After you have drained and rinsed the beans add them to the soup pot along with fresh chopped dill. Bring to a boil and then turn it off. 
    Simple Chicken Meatball Soup with Rice and Garbanzo Beans
  • Enjoy!
    Simple Chicken Meatball Soup with Rice and Garbanzo Beans

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Garbanzo Bean Chicken Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 203 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Cholesterol 69mg23%
Sodium 72mg3%
Potassium 718mg21%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 13g26%
Vitamin A 1313IU26%
Vitamin C 18mg22%
Calcium 29mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword carrot, chicken, chickpea, dill, eggs, garbanzo beans, meatballs, olive oil, onion, potato, rice, soup
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