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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.

Sage Lentil Stew with Squash and Mushrooms

This hearty lentil stew features inky-black beluga lentils prepared with tender delicata squash, earthy mushrooms, and aromatic sage.  From sharonpalmer.com

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Thai Basil Eggplant

This saucy and spicy Thai basil eggplant recipe is ideal for busy weeknights. Coming together in just 30 minutes, the fresh eggplant,…

Thai Basil Eggplant in a dark blue bowl on a gray countertop see recipe

Aloo Mattar

Aloo Mattar is a very common dish in India. Many households have their own original recipe. This is my mother’s recipe, which…

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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…

Creamy Sweet Potato Stew see recipe

Persian Yellow Split Pea and Eggplant Stew

The following recipe is a sneak peek from our new cookbook, Forks Over Knives: Flavor! Find more exclusive recipes from the recently released book here. Many…

Persian Split Pea and Eggplant Stew see recipe

Winter Potato Leek Soup

This easy chowder is creamy without being too heavy. If you can’t find chestnuts, top with toasted pecans instead. Make this soup…

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Butternut-Bulgur Chili

This butternut squash and bulgur vegan chili is rich, complex, and oh-so-satisfying. A combination of poblano chiles, jalapeños, cocoa powder, and warming…

Butternut-Bulgur Chili in blue bowls with quartered butternut squash on the table next to the bowls see recipe

Lentil Vegetable Soup

This lentil vegetable soup is a favorite of my boys and so easy to make. I think one of the reasons they…

A quick and easy lentil vegetable soup recipe that wows kids and adults alike. see recipe

Vegan Kidney Bean Dal

This kidney bean and lentil dal is a staple in every home in north India and is also found on the menu…

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Zesty White Bean Chili

Corn and carrots give this flavorful, veggie-packed white bean chili a hint of sweetness. Sweeter still, this simple, satisfying recipe comes together in…

Zesty White Bean Chili see recipe

Jackfruit Jambalaya

This vegan version of the classic Louisiana Creole stew features young jackfruit in brine, which you can find in Asian groceries and…

Jackfruit Vegan Jambalaya in a large pot with a spoon to the side - Hearty vegan fall stew see recipe

Thai Green Curry Rice

This recipe is from Mary McDougall, who is co-author of, The Starch Solution.  The book, which includes more than 100 recipes from Mary,…

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