In a large pot, on medium-high, add olive oil, onion, garlic and sweet potato. Sautee for 5 minutes. If using frozen sweet potato add it in next step.
Add broth, water, s&p, paprika and bring to a boil. If using frozen sweet potatoes add in here. Boil for 10 minutes.
Reduce heat to medium. Add in remaining ingredients (chickpeas, tomato, parsley, thyme) and let simmer on medium for additional 15-20 minutes.
Taste to see if any more s&p is required.
Serve and enjoy!