Healing Winter Soup

Stay warm and cozy up this winter with a creamy, healing plant-based soup. Not only is this Plant-Based Healing Winter Soup delicious, but it’s the perfect remedy for a cold, and will boost your immune system to prevent whatever bug is going around this week. Ingredients like garlic, lemon, and turmeric will keep you healthy and strong so you can get back out on the mountain, slip into your snowshoes, or just cuddle down with a good book. 

  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 7 cups low sodium veggie broth 
  • 1 onion, diced 
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced 
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced 
  • 1 large carrot, diced 
  • 1 can of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 
  • 1 teaspoon basil 
  • 1 teaspoon thyme 
  • 1 teaspoon oregano 
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper 
  • 1 teaspoon coriander 
  • 1 Tablespoon turmeric 
  • 1 Tablespoon parsley 
  • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 
  • 1 can of coconut milk 
  • 1½ cups of wild rice 
  • 2 cups spinach 
  • Parsley for garnish 

Directions

  1. Sauté onions in a few tablespoons of veggie broth for 8 minutes (or until translucent). 
  2. Add garlic (and additional veggie broth if needed) and cook for 2 minutes. 
  3. Add carrots and celery and cook for 5 minutes. 
  4. Add garbanzo beans, spices, and 4 cups of veggie broth; simmer for 10 minutes. 
  5. Add 2 more cups of veggie broth, rice, lemon, spinach, and coconut milk. Cook until rice is soft (about 30 minutes). 
  6. Garnish with parsley. 
  7. Enjoy hot! 

Note

About the Chef

Caroline

Chef Caroline Di-Nicola Fawley is the head chef at MamaSezz Foods and is passionate about making plant-based eating accessible for everyone. She has a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from eCornell and a BA from Wheaton College, where she majored in anthropology and played on the tennis team. She enjoys traveling and searching out new adventures. 

  • Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings
  • Ingredients:
    • 7 cups low sodium veggie broth 
    • 1 onion, diced 
    • 3 cloves garlic, minced 
    • 2 stalks of celery, diced 
    • 1 large carrot, diced 
    • 1 can of garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed 
    • 1 teaspoon basil 
    • 1 teaspoon thyme 
    • 1 teaspoon oregano 
    • 1 teaspoon black pepper 
    • 1 teaspoon coriander 
    • 1 Tablespoon turmeric 
    • 1 Tablespoon parsley 
    • 2 Tablespoons lemon juice 
    • 1 can of coconut milk 
    • 1½ cups of wild rice 
    • 2 cups spinach 
    • Parsley for garnish 
  • Directions:
    1. Sauté onions in a few tablespoons of veggie broth for 8 minutes (or until translucent). 
    2. Add garlic (and additional veggie broth if needed) and cook for 2 minutes. 
    3. Add carrots and celery and cook for 5 minutes. 
    4. Add garbanzo beans, spices, and 4 cups of veggie broth; simmer for 10 minutes. 
    5. Add 2 more cups of veggie broth, rice, lemon, spinach, and coconut milk. Cook until rice is soft (about 30 minutes). 
    6. Garnish with parsley. 
    7. Enjoy hot! 
  • Note:

    About the Chef

    Caroline

    Chef Caroline Di-Nicola Fawley is the head chef at MamaSezz Foods and is passionate about making plant-based eating accessible for everyone. She has a Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate from eCornell and a BA from Wheaton College, where she majored in anthropology and played on the tennis team. She enjoys traveling and searching out new adventures. 

  • Credit:

    Stay warm and cozy up this winter with a creamy, healing plant-based soup. Not only is this Plant-Based Healing Winter Soup delicious, but it’s the perfect remedy for a cold, and will boost your immune system to prevent whatever bug is going around this week. Ingredients like garlic, lemon, and turmeric will keep you healthy and strong so you can get back out on the mountain, slip into your snowshoes, or just cuddle down with a good book. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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