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Recipes » Soups

Caribbean Asopao

Asopao is a type of hearty stew containing rice that is prepared in many parts of the Caribbean. Traditionally it is prepared with meat, seafood, or beans. This plant-based version of a Puerto Rican national classic is a staple, whether it's for a family reunion, large gathering, or simply a flavorful home-cooked meal.

1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5(1)

White Bean Chili

This alternative to red chili has a southwestern flair and is chock-full of vegetables and beans. It’s a true crowd-pleaser!

23 votes, average: 4.30 out of 523 votes, average: 4.30 out of 523 votes, average: 4.30 out of 523 votes, average: 4.30 out of 523 votes, average: 4.30 out of 5(23)

Spinach and Garbanzo Bean Soup

Spinach is nutrient dense and brings a freshness to this dish along with the lime. Lastly, don’t be tempted to use sweet paprika! Smoked paprika (made from smoked red peppers) gives this dish an air of mystery and depth.

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African Peanut Stew

This stew with hearty tofu, a healthy dose of kale, crunchy peanuts, and fresh cilantro will spice up your life with its delicious flavors, textures, and aromas.

7 votes, average: 4.14 out of 57 votes, average: 4.14 out of 57 votes, average: 4.14 out of 57 votes, average: 4.14 out of 57 votes, average: 4.14 out of 5(7)

Pinto Bean Pozole Verde

Pozole is a traditional Mexican stew that is frequently served on holidays and other celebrations. This delightful plant-based alternative replaces the chicken and pork with pinto beans and soy curls.

2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5(2)

Mean Green Soup

This deliciously creamy, revitalizing soup is jam-packed with veggies, yet is hearty and incredibly tasty to comfort your soul on a cold day or night.

1 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 51 vote, average: 5.00 out of 5(1)

Nopal Cactus Soup

Nopal cactus is famous for its health benefits. Not only is it delicious, it is high in antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and minerals. It has a taste similar to green beans or okra.

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Butternut Squash Soup With Apple

I gave this warming soup an anti-inflammatory “flavor” by adding ingredients commonly known to reduce inflammation, ingredients that also pair well with beta-carotene rich butternut squash and carrots. Healthy and delicious –– such a winning combination!

4 votes, average: 4.25 out of 54 votes, average: 4.25 out of 54 votes, average: 4.25 out of 54 votes, average: 4.25 out of 54 votes, average: 4.25 out of 5(4)

Loaded Miso Noodle Soup

When I was little and I got sick, my mom would always make me noodle soup. This recipe gives me that same comforting feeling, and I like to keep it in rotation for rainy nights and sick days.

25 votes, average: 4.36 out of 525 votes, average: 4.36 out of 525 votes, average: 4.36 out of 525 votes, average: 4.36 out of 525 votes, average: 4.36 out of 5(25)

Cleansing Mung Bean Soup

This thick and hearty mung bean soup can be a great addition to your spring cleansing. According to Traditional Chinese Medicine mung beans are believed to expel toxins in the body. They are also high in protein and a great source of potassium, magnesium, folate, copper, zinc and various B vitamins.

6 votes, average: 4.33 out of 56 votes, average: 4.33 out of 56 votes, average: 4.33 out of 56 votes, average: 4.33 out of 56 votes, average: 4.33 out of 5(6)

Hot & Sour Cabbage Soup

This soup recipe was inspired by the flavors of Dr. McDougall's hot & sour instant soup, made extra healthy with lots of antioxidant-rich purple cabbage.

3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 53 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5(3)

Souper Easy Split Pea Soup

This split pea soup is packed with goodness and easy-peasy. Dry peas are a good source of iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, and protein. According to the US Dry Pea & Lentil Council, they’re only about $.07 per serving compared to chicken which is about $.67 per serving. So dig in!

2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5(2)

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