We are out of garlic, so sweated 1/2 an onion instead. I also used twice as much tomatoes as the recipe called for and veggie broth instead of beef, but otherwise followed it almost exactly. We liked it, and the toddler didn't think it was bad, either.
Pasta & Chickpea Soup (Pasta e ceci)
From EatingWell: January/February 1994
This thick soup is full of chickpeas, tomatoes, fresh rosemary and pasta. Convenient pantry items makes it the perfect solution for harried weeknights.