"Revithada" aka the Classic Chickpeas Soup with a twist
Is there anyone who doesn't love chickpeas? Rich in fiber, minerals, and a variety of vitamins, not to mention their high consistency in protein. What makes this dish unique is the caramelized onions that blend in perfectly with the lemon & herb flavors.
2 cups dried chickpeas 6 onions 3 carrots Fresh or dried oregano & thyme Homemade bone broth (optional) Water Juice of 2 lemons Olive oil Salt & Pepper
Soak the chickpeas in salted water overnight
Wash and drain
Boil the chickpeas in water for about 1 hr or until halfway through and drain
Cut the onions in rounds and place them at the bottom of your cast iron cocotte
Add the chickpeas on top, salt & pepper, the herbs, carrot, and olive oil.
Add 2 cups of homemade bone broth or water.
Put your cocotte in a preheated oven at 200C for about 1 hour.
Take the cocotte out of the oven and add the lemon juice and 1 cup of water.