Broccoli and Chickpea Soup with Sagnarelli

Broccoli and Chickpea Soup with Sagnarelli Pasta.


For 6 Person(s)

For the Soup:

  • 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 rosemary sprigs
  • 2 medium carrots, cut into a 1/4 inch dice
  • 1 medium onion, cut into a 1/4 inch dice
  • 3 cloves garlic, sliced
  • 2 celery stalks, cut into a 1/4 inch dice
  • 10 cups water or chicken broth
  • 2 chicken boulion cubes (do not use if using broth)
  • 2 19oz cans chickpeas
  • 2 heads broccoli, cut into bite sized pieces
  • 8 ounces Sagnarelli pasta, or any small cut of pasta you desire


  1. Get the Sagnarelli Pasta HERE!
  2. Put a large stockpot  over a medium flame and heat the oil. Add in the rosemary and cook for one minute.
  3. Add in the carrots, onions, garlic and celery and cook until softened, about 7-8 minutes.
    Separate out about 1 cup of the chickpeas and mash them with a wooden spoon. Add the whole and mashed chickpeas to the pot.
  4. Add in the water and bouillon or water to the pot and bring to a boil.
    Add in the broccoli and cook until tender, about 10 minutes.
  5. Drop the Sagnarelli pasta into a large pot of salted boiling water. Cook about 3 minutes less than the package instructions.
  6. Drain and add the pasta to the pot with the soup.
  7. Serve with a generous sprinkle of grated Parmigiano reggiano cheese.




Sunday, 30 January 2022
This soup is so simple and delicious ! My 2 year old had 3 servings then asked if she could have min...
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- Kferrara42
Friday, 05 February 2021
Very good & easy to make. Perfect for a snowy, cold day in NE WI! - Rosettaw
Sunday, 29 March 2020
We make this all the time sooo good!!! Thank you! - Maryrose2112