Ingredients for 4 servings
- 1 lb garbanzo beans
- 1 med. onion
- 4 mature large tomatoes
- parsley 1 bu.
- 1/2 cup extra
- virgin olive oil
- Rosemary 1 sprig
- baking soda 1 pinch
- pepper TT
Soak the garbanzo beans in water with a pinch of baking soda for one night. Standard bean cooking procedure. Sautè the chopped
onion, rosemary and parsley in a saucepan with 2/3 of the oil; add the chopped tomatoes and simmer a little. Add the well drained
garbanzo beans and cover with water; add salt and cook on moderate heat for a couple of hours. At the end season the soup with a
trickle of raw oil and a dash of ground black pepper.
Garbanzo beans soup in eastern Sicily in prepared without the tomato and, often enriched with rice.