Chickpeas, also known as garbanzos, are hearty legumes that stand up to heat better than many other beans. Enjoy their perfect texture (and the seven grams of protein one half-cup supplies!) in this slightly spicy, tomato-based soup. Sprinkle with crushed blue corn tortilla chips as a gluten-free alternative to croutons!
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Cooking with black beans is easy—tuck them into burritos, stir them into chili, mix with a mound of rice. White beans, on the other hand, have appeal, but…how can they be used? Thanks to this recipe, you don’t need to think twice about adding a can of cannellinis to your cart. Simply simmer them in vegetable broth along with some black beans and seasonings, then puree with Greek yogurt for a smooth and savory soup.
Ordinarily bland, broccoli soup gets a spicy makeover in this quick-to-make recipe. A pinch of chili powder and a dash of hot sauce add just enough heat to wake your taste buds. Serve with crusty whole-grain or gluten-free bread for a filling, fiery lunch.
Dining alone? This easy-to-make “soup for one” will keep you from giving in to another instant microwaved meal or ordering expensive takeout. It comes together quickly, clean-up is a breeze and you’ll feel good knowing you’re eating fresh, whole food instead of something that came from a can.
Going green takes on new meaning with this simple, satisfying soup. Lightly steamed veggies, fresh herbs and a hint of your favorite healthy oil are pureed to a creamy consistency, then served warm or chilled for a revitalizing, nutrient-packed — and visually stunning — meal.
Craving a bowl of savory potato soup but don’t want all the calories and fat that comes with it? Stir up Creamy Cauliflower Soup, instead. This 30-minute meal gets its creaminess from the cauliflower and white beans, which also provide a good source of fiber and protein — to fill you up and thaw you out on a cold winter day.
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