Like I was tellin’ y’all earlier this week, I’m just head over heels for soup these days. I can’t seem to get enough of that warm, savory, thick concoction.
With a wide array of different styles and types of soup to choose from, I don’t see why you wouldn’t want to enjoy it all day, every day.
This is especially fitting during the chilliest time of the year.
If you’re a soup lover like me, you might want to try out this purple cream of mushroom soup and the tangy lemongrass infused ginger coconut soup with crispy tofu.
Yum! These are a couple delightful concoctions showcasing the diversity in soups.
Now, today I’m sharin’ just what you need if you’re wrapped up in a blanket on the couch with an unpleasant cold. Yes indeed, happens to us all.
It’s mighty frigid outside currently (at least here in London; for all I know, y’all could be enjoying some sunshine on a beach somewhere!
Lucky ducks.) and seems like no one escapes the sniffles this time of year. This vegan minestrone is thick and creamy and oh so comforting – but don’t get me wrong, it makes for an amazing meal regardless of your circumstances!
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Vegan Minestrone With Macaroni Recipe
- 5 Tbsp olive oil
- 2 onions
- 4 garlic cloves
- 1 bell pepper
- 2 large flat mushrooms
- 3 leaves Cavolo Nero cabbage
- 5 brussel sprouts
- 1-2 small chilli peppers
- 1 tin chopped tomatoes
- 1 tsp dried basil
- 1 tsp dried thyme
- 1 tsp dried oregano
- 2 tsp maple syrup
- 3 stock cubes (32g each)
- ½ cup macaroni, dry
- juice of ½ lime
- Dice the onions. Warm a big saucepan and add 2 Tbsp olive oil. Once the oil is hot add the onions and fry them until translucent.
- Meanwhile finely dice the garlic cloves and roughly chop the bell pepper, mushrooms, cabbage and half the brussel sprouts.
- Add the garlic, bell peppers and brussel sprouts to the saucepan and fry for a couple more minutes.
- Add 3 more Tbsp olive oil, the can of chopped tomatoes, mushrooms, cabbage, sliced chilli pepper(s), basil, thyme, oregano and maple syrup. Fry and stir until the vegetables are starting to soften.
- Add 6 cups of boiling water and 3 stock cubes.
- When the tomato broth is boiling add the macaroni and let it boil until the pasta is soft.
- Turn off the heat and add the lime juice. Enjoy!
Besides my Vegan Sage Mushroom Turnovers With Almond White Wine Cream recipe, I have other delectable recipes that you can try out.
One of them is my Baked Herbed Cashew Cheese recipe. This cheese alternative is rich in flavor and pairs wonderfully with a variety of dishes.
Another dish to consider is my Vegan Heirloom Tomato Galette With Thyme Cream Cheese recipe. It’s a perfect blend of crunchy pastry and creamy filling that will leave you craving for more.
Also, don’t forget to try my Vegan Cherry Tomato & Baby Spinach Quiche recipe, an incredible meal option filled with nutritious ingredients to kickstart your day!