Rowena Dumlao-Giardina resides in Italy, cooking and photographing her family's interesting meals on Apron and Sneakers. After moving to Italy in 1999 from the Philippines, she has traveled extensively around the country and the rest of ...
Easy one-pot soup with chickpeas, beans and chorizo gets to the table in just over 30 minutes
If you're always hurrying and running around between work and home duties, you are not alone. So many of us are trying to juggle our daily activities while also ensuring we have warm food on the table, home-cooked if we can.
The good news is that homemade meals don't have to be elaborate. There are some kitchen shortcuts, like one-pot meals, that are quick and easy and permit us to get a complete dinner on the table in no time. Not much effort is needed — just put everything in the pot, and wait.
This hearty Spanish-inspired soup is always a big success in my home because of the rich flavors given by the chorizo and bell peppers. And the combination of chickpeas, potatoes and beans makes it healthy and filling — the perfect one-pot dish for a busy family.