White Bean & Kale Soup

07recipehealth-articleLarge

Vegan White Bean & Kale Soup – easy to prepare and delicious.

This is a perfect weeknight meal!

 

Ingredients:

1/2 large onion, chopped
2 stalks celery, chopped
1 c diced carrots (2-3 carrots)
1/2lb (4 cups) kale, removed stems, chop
1 14oz can diced Italian tomatoes
1 14oz can white beans, drained & rinsed
2-3 garlic cloves, minced
1 bay leaf
1 tsp oregano
1 tsp thyme
salt & pepper to taste
6 cups vegetable broth
*optional – red pepper flakes or cayenne

Directions:
Saute onion, celery, carrots and garlic in 2-3 TBSP of vegetable broth for about 5 minutes. Add seasonings and kale and saute for anoth 3-4 minutes. Add tomatoes, beans and vegetable broth. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer on low until vegetables are tender. Enjoy!

Eat Healthy & Thrive!

www.eathealthyandthrive.com

 

 

African Bean Soup

African_BeanSoupZz2

If you’re looking for a delicious soup to warm you up on a cold night, then definitely give this one a try!

Ingredients     * Use organic ingredients if available.

  • 1/2 cup water
  • 3 TBSP Bragg’s Liquid Amino’s
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 2 sweet potatoes, peeled and diced (about 2 cups)
  • 1 large carrot, thinly sliced
  • 1 celery stalk, chopped
  • 1 red bell pepper, seeded and diced
  • 1 15-ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 6 cups Vegetable Broth or water
  • 1 15oz. can  garbanzo beans, rinsed and drained (you could substitute any bean)
  • 3 TBSP  natural peanut butter (unsweetened)
  • 2 tsps. curry powder
  • 4 cups cooked brown rice or quinoa
  • Cayenne pepper to taste (optional)

Directions:  

Heat water and Liquid Amino’s in a large pot. Add onion and sweet potatoes and cook over medium-high heat, stirring often, until onion is soft.   Add carrot, celery, and bell pepper. Cover and cook 3 minutes, stirring occasionally.   Add tomatoes, broth or water, beans, peanut butter, and curry powder. Stir to combine, then cover, reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are tender when pierced with a fork.   To serve, place 1/2 cup of cooked rice or quinoa in a bowl and top it with a generous serving of soup.

 

Eat Healthy & Thrive

www.eathealthyandthrive.com

Get FREE shipping your Vitamix when you enter coupon code 06-008081!

https://secure.vitamix.com/?COUPON=06-008081