Light And Tasty Onion Soup With Chickpea Bread


This week we are going to prepare a delicious and easy to make onion soup, served with a wonderful chickpea bread, especially made for this recipe. A meal so light and tasty that it could easily be considered comforting as well as healthy!

This soup is really well complemented by the chickpea bread (see the recipe), which is a good source of proteins and keeps the meal light and nicely balanced! The perfect winter dish to enjoy by the fire!




Light onion soup (zuppa di cipolle)

Preparation time: 10 minutes

Cooking time: 40 minutes


For 4 servings

1 kg of onions of your choice

extra virgin olive oil

salt and pepper (use plenty, because onions are naturally quite sweet)



1. Slice the onion and fry them in extra virgin olive oil.


2. Using a large pan, cover the onions with water and cook until tender.


3. With an immersion blender, puree the onions until you get a smooth and creamy mixture.


4. Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil, season with salt and pepper, then serve with the chickpea bread!




See also the pasta e fagioli recipe (another delicious winter dish!).

Zuppa di leggera cipolle

Tempo di preparazione: 10 minuti

Tempo di cottura: 40 minuti


Per 4 persone

1 kg di cipolle di vostra scelta

olio extra vergine d’oliva q. b.

sale e pepe (abbondate perché le cipolle sono naturalmente dolci)


1. Sbucciate e affettate le cipolle, poi fatele soffriggere in olio extra vergine d’oliva.

2. Riempite la pentola d’acqua, fino a ricoprire tutte cipolle; quindi fate cuocere, a fuoco moderato e con il coperchio, per 30-35 minuti.

3. Usando un frullatore ad immersione, frullate le cipolle fino ad ottenere un composto cremoso.

4. Condire con olio extra vergine d’oliva e abbondante sale e pepe. Servite la zuppa calda con del pane di farina di ceci.


7 thoughts on “Light And Tasty Onion Soup With Chickpea Bread

    1. Thank you Sophie!! I am so glad that you enjoyed it! It was quite a nice combination…. It take some time to make the bread but it is worth the effort, because you can be so creative with home-made bread! 🙂 …You made me very happy!!! 🙂

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