10 Soups That Will Help You Eat More Vegetables

10 Soups That Will Help You Eat More Vegetables

Sheela Prakash
Sep 3, 2018
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If you're looking to boost your vegetable intake, I suggest you turn to soup. Sure, you can simply eat more salads, but adding soup to your routine is perhaps the easiest way to eat more veggies without having to fuss too much. You can load a pot with a mix of vegetables, add some broth, and in next to no time have a comforting meal that's extra wholesome. Here are 10 of our favorite recipes.

1. How To Make Soup from Almost Any Vegetable

Gather all the odds and ends in your refrigerator's crisper drawer and in just about 30 minutes you can have a warming bowl of puréed vegetable soup that's extra wholesome.

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2. A Light & Fresh Ginger Broccoli Soup

This five-ingredient soup couldn't be easier to throw together. While the recipe calls for kale, you can swap in spinach if that's what you have on hand.

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3. Creamy Coconut Cauliflower Soup

Opting for coconut milk instead of milk or cream not only makes this soup vegan, but it also gives a delicate sweetness to it that works so well with the nutty cauliflower.

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4. Mushroom and Barley Soup

This soup is definitely hearty enough to qualify as a meal-in-a-bowl, thanks to lots of whole-grain barley and meaty mushrooms.

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5. Alice Waters' Chickpea and Broccoli Rabe Soup

This simple soup relies on a few pantry staples, like canned chickpeas and chicken broth, to produce a colorful bowl you'll feel good about.

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6. Roasted Fall Vegetable Soup

Grab whatever roasted vegetables you have leftover from dinner tonight and use them to make this soup for lunch or dinner tomorrow.

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7. Everyday Green Vegetable Slow Cooker Soup

This hands-off soup is a great way to boost your vegetable intake without much effort. To make it a meal, top each bowl with a poached egg.

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8. Vegan Sweet Potato Chowder

While most chowders get their velvety richness from cream, this vegan version accomplishes the same using sweet potatoes.

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9. Roasted Broccoli & Cheddar Soup

This take on a classic favorite is lighter than the usual but equally satisfying, thanks to the depth of flavor found in roasted broccoli and the use of extra-sharp cheddar.

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10. Simple Kale and Potato Soup

Drop a few eggs right into the simmering pot of soup to poach and you have a full meal on your hands.

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