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Soups & Stews

Soups are the universal comfort food. Featuring flavors from all around the world, this recipe selection puts the soup in super. Grab a bowl and fill it to the brim with one of these vegetable-rich stews. Whether you’re in the mood for a smooth and creamy vegan soup or a hearty chili, we can assure you that you’ll find what you’re looking for in the list below.

Autumn Minestrone

Nothing says comfort food like a hearty bowl of soup. Curling up on the couch with a great book or movie and…

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Curried Tomato Lentil Soup (Shorba Addis)

This recipe is based on an Ethiopian soup with a rich, deep curry flavor and complex textures. It’s easy to make in…

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Red Curry Noodle Soup

Lots of noodles, crisp-tender veggies, and nicely spiced broth combine for a springtime pleaser. For less spice, use less curry paste and…

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Pumpkin and Anasazi Bean Stew

Anasazi beans are similar to pinto beans but have a richer flavor. They are considered an heirloom bean and are not readily…

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Herbed Vegan Matzo Ball Soup

This hearty, savory soup is just the thing to nurse a cold or flu. Note that this recipe calls for cooked quinoa,…

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Adzuki Beans with Kabocha Squash

This recipe may sound a little ho-hum, but it’s actually incredibly delicious. If you prefer a softer, stewier texture, add the squash…

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Navy Bean Soup

Navy beans, like all dried beans, are a healthy component of a whole-food, plant-based diet. You can make this dish more brothy…

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Moroccan Lentil Soup

My Australian sister-in-law Annette made this soup for us while her family was here vacationing in the United States. Here’s my interpretation…

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Spicy Red Lentil Soup

This spicy lentil soup recipe is of my favorite soups and is easy to make. My wish is for you to have…

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Creamy Vegan Sweet Potato and Vegetable Stew

Editor’s note: Responding to reader feedback, in February 2018, FOK revised the procedure for this recipe to simplify the cooking process. This…

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Chestnut Soup

A few years ago my friend Elizabeth served this soup for Christmas dinner, and she made it vegan for me. I thought I had…

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Fragrant Kidney Bean Lentil Dal

This lentil dal dish is a dal of sorts, and is especially fragrant and flavorful, rich with spices, and yet not spicy in…

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