Fideo Cut Spaghetti Soup with Chickpeas & Thyme

Fragrant, smooth, creamy and deliciously satisfying — with a spaghetti surprise.



Ingredients for 8 people       

  • 1 box Barilla® Fideo Cut Spaghetti
  • 4 Tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 Onion diced
  • 3 cloves Garlic chopped
  • 2 Tbsp Thyme chopped
  • 3 cans Chickpeas
  • 3 Quarts Chicken Stock
  • 1 can (14 oz) Chopped Tomatoes
  • Salt
  • Black Pepper to taste
  • 2 Tsp Parsley chiffonade


  1. 1
    In a large pot, sauté chopped onions and thyme in olive oil until translucent, about five minutes

  2. 2
    Add chopped garlic, cook additional two minutes
  3. 3
    Stir in chickpeas (reserve 1 cup of chickpeas for garnish), broth, and tomatoes and bring to a boil.
  4. 4
    Season with salt and pepper and simmer for ten minutes.
  5. 5
    In batches, process the soup in a blender until very smooth.
  6. 6
    Add mixture to pot.
  7. 7
    Add the reserved chickpeas and bring to a boil.
  8. 8
    Add pasta and cook for half of the recommended cooking time on the box.
  9. 9
    Let rest 10 minutes.
  10. 10
    Before serving, drizzle with olive oil and garnish with parsley.

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