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Super Green Vegetable Soup


  • Author: Lexi
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Total Time: 35 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4-6 1x
  • Diet: Vegan

Description

This Super Green Vegetable Soup is packed with nutritious vegetables like leeks, zucchini, green beans, herbs and leafy greens! We've also added in chickpeas for extra plant-protein and a herbed oil drizzle to top it off. 


Ingredients

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  • 3 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 1/4 cup leeks, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 stalks celery, diced
  • 1 small zucchini, diced
  • 3/4 cup green beans, trimmed and cut in thirds
  • 3/4 cup fresh or frozen peas
  • 3 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped
  • 1/3 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • 1 3/4 - 2 tsp fine kosher salt (taste as you go)
  • 3/4 tsp freshly cracked black pepper
  • 6 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 4 cups leafy greens of choice (we used half kale, half spinach)
  • 2 15. oz cans garbanzo beans

Herbed Oil: 

  • 1/3 cup vegan parmesan-style cheese, grated (can sub with 2 tbsp nutritional yeast) 
  • 3 tbsp fresh parsley
  • 1-1 1/2 tbsp fresh basil
  • 1/3 cup olive oil
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1 tsp agave syrup
  • 1/4 tsp fine kosher salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. Heat a large pot over medium and add oil. 
  2. Add leeks and garlic and sauté about 5 minutes, stirring often. Add celery, zucchini, green beans and peas and stir. After a minute or two, add in cilantro, parsley, salt and pepper.
  3. Add vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to a simmer, cover, and cook for 20 minutes.
  4. After 20 minutes, add in lemon juice, leafy greens and garbanzo beans and cook a few more minutes, until greens are wilted. 
  5. Meanwhile, add all herbed oil ingredients to a blender or food processor and blend until smooth and well incorporated. 
  6. Serve soup with a drizzle of oil over top and enjoy!

Notes

You can use any green vegetables you have on hand. We used about 4 cups total (celery, zucchini, green beans and peas).

  • Category: Soups
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: super green vegetable soup

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