Dried chickpeas are typically soaked overnight and then simmered for up to 2 1/2 hours to become tender. These, though, go into the pressure cooker dry and come out tender in just a little over an hour! We think you've found a new go-to soup recipe

Recipe by Oxmoor House


Recipe Summary

10 mins
10 mins
Serves 6


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Sort and wash chickpeas. Remove lid from a 6-quart Instant Pot®. Press [Sauté], and use [Adjust] to select "More" mode. When the word "Hot" appears, swirl in oil. Add onion; cook, stirring constantly, 3 minutes. Add chorizo and garlic; cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes. Add chickpeas, water, broth, and bay leaves to cooker. Turn cooker off.

  • Close and lock the lid of the Instant Pot®. Turn the steam release handle to "Sealing" position. Press [Manual]; select "High Pressure," and use [-] or [+] to choose 75 minutes pressure cooking time. When time is up, turn cooker off. Open the cooker using Quick Pressure Release (page 4).

  • Remove bay leaves; discard. Add spinach and remaining ingredients, stirring just until spinach wilts. Ladle soup into 6 bowls. Serve immediately.

Chef's Notes

Pressure-Perfect Tip: Brown the onion, garlic, and sausage before cooking the chickpeas. The browned bits formed on the bottom of the pot give this dish its rich flavor.