Minestrone Soup

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Minestrone is known in Italy as “the big soup” since it is thick with colorful ingredients. It has no set list of “must have” ingredients, but vegetables in tomato broth with beans and pasta is common. In this version, fresh fennel and fennel seeds are added for even more Mediterranean flair. Ingredients: ½ cup water […]

Hearty Lentil Stew

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As the rain rolls in, I roll out my soup pot! This hearty lentil stew is a perfect rainy-day meal all by itself. And it’s super easy to make. Lentils, potatoes and cabbage, mmm. I’m off to curl up with some stew! Ingredients ¼-½ cup water, for sautéing ½ large yellow onion, diced 2 cloves […]

Un-Split Pea Soup

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This recipe is very similar to traditional split pea soup, but uses whole frozen peas instead, which makes for a quicker preparation. The addition of yams gives the soup a slightly sweet taste. 2 bags 10-oz. frozen green peas, thawed 2 cups water ½ cup water ½ large yellow onion, diced 2 ribs celery, diced […]

Sweet Corn Chowder

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This vegan version of traditional corn chowder is deliciously sweet, and uses no added oil or salt. Fresh, aromatic rosemary is a nice compliment to the sweetness of the corn and the hearty vegetables. 4 1/4 cups water 1 yellow onion, diced 3 ribs celery, diced 2 carrots, diced 3 red potatoes, skin on, diced […]

Indian Dal Soup

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This flavorful vegan soup is a crowd-pleaser, and contains no added salt or oil. 5 cups water ½-1 onion, diced 1 ½ teaspoons grated ginger 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg 1/2 teaspoon cardamom seed powder 1/2 teaspoon ancho chili powder 1 cup red lentils 1 15-ounce can no-salt garbanzo beans […]