If you need a cup of comfort, a hearty and warm soup that fills you up and soothes you, Villa Verde has just the thing: Chickpea Soup.
This creamy, delicious soup is packed with nutrients and is sure to give your body a boost. And it’s vegan and gluten-free!
Chickpeas — also known as Garbanzo Beans, Bengal Grams or Egyptian Peas — are round, cream-colored beans that have a nutty flavor and soft, buttery texture.
And they are quite historically significant — they were first cultivated in about 3000 B.C. in the Mediterranean. They were a popular food for the ancient Egyptians, Greeks and Romans and were brought to The Dominican Republic — and the rest of the world — by Spanish explorers.
There’s a good reason why they have been such an important part of human diets for so long. Chickpeas are an extraordinary source of protein and fiber. They contain high levels of the vitamins that promote bone health: iron, vitamin B-6 and magnesium.
A bowl of Chickpea Soup from Villa Verde is perfect for a rainy day, the first course of a vegan meal, or a pick-me up when you don’t feel well. Try it — it may become your new comfort food.
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