Vegan Creamy Bell Pepper Soup

Creamy soups are usually made with heavy cream or whole milk. I have made soups with almond milk since almond milk does not have strong taste or smell. This time I wanted to get the thick creamy taste for my soup and almond milk does not give that texture. When pureed, silken tofu is something…

Pistou – AFrench Vegetable (Vegan) Soup

Pistou originated from the south France.  This is one of the most easiest soup I have ever made.  Serve this delicious and light soup for dinner with your choice of garlic bread or with French bread spreaded with extra virgin olive oil and toasted until lightly golden and crisp.  I served this soup with whole grain…

Roasted Butternut Squash Soup with Ginger and Orange Zest

Nothing better than a warm soup on a cold winter day.  I have hooked into butternut squash soup since the time I started buying lunch at whole foods market during working days.  In fall, they make one of the best butternut squash soup with apple.  I have already posted a simple version of butternut squash…

Ribollita

Ribollita is a famous Italian-Tuscan soup with vegetables and bread.  It’s very similar to minestrone soup but Ribollita had beans instead odd pasta. with temperatures plummeting below freezing, who would not like to have a warm bowl of soup.  This soup includes a variety of vegetables with cannelloni beans.  Here is my variation of this…

Zucchini Lentil Soup

Ingredients: 3 oz brown lentil 1 medium zucchini (about 1 1/2 cups) 1 small onion 1 teaspoon cooking oil 1 /34 cups vegetable stock 1/4 teaspoon ground turmeric 1/8 teaspoon cumin powder 1 1/2 cups baby spinach 1/4 cup whole milk Method: Wash and place brown lentil in a bowl and cover with cold water…

Watercress Soup

Watercress is an aquatic or semi aquatic plant belongs to family Cruciferae (mustard family).  It has a slight bitter and pungent taste.  Watercress can be added to sandwiches or to salads to add extra strong taste.  Watercress contains a significant amount of iron, calcium, folic acid, and vitamins such as A and C.   Ingredients:…

Simple Butternut Squash Soup

  Ingredients: 1 teaspoon butter 1 small onion finely chopped 2 cups peeled, seeded and cubed butternut squash ½ cup cubed potatoes 500 ml vegetable stock ¼ cup 2% milk Salt and pepper to taste Parmesan cheese to sprinkle (optional) Method: Add butter to skillet.  Once butter start melting add onion and sauté for about…

Roasted Pepper Soup

When making a soup, I have seen a lot of additional ingredients being added like tomato paste, chopped tomatoes, heavy cream etc.  So I thought to make this very simple soup without any additional stuff.  I love the smell of roasted pepper.  So I thought to omit any tomato paste or tomato puree to make…