Tuscan chickpea and pastina soup

Make this warm and delightful dish in just a few steps!




  1. Heat a large pot over medium heat. Heat the olive oil and add the onion. Cook for 1 minute; then add the carrot and celery and cook for 4 minutes. Add the garlic, sauté one more minute.
  2. Add the sauce and 6 cups of liquid.  Stir well.  Cover and cook for 15-20 minutes adding more water or broth if needed. 
  3. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Add the chickpeas and pasta. Cook pasta according to the instructions on the pasta package.
  4. Remove from heat and let rest a few minutes before serving.  Adjust the salt and pepper to taste.  
  5. Serve topped with grated cheese.