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This is one of my weight loss secrets - soup! It's filling, delicious, and easy to make. And this clean eating Quick Veggie Bean Soup recipe is a winner. Plus it makes plenty of leftovers for easy lunch and dinner meals later in the week. #recipe #healthy #healthyrecipes #healthyfood #cleaneating #dinner #dinnerrecipes #vegan #vegetarian

Quick Veggie Bean Soup Recipe | Great for Meal Prep

  • Author: Diana
  • Prep Time: 5
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: 8
  • Category: Vegetarian, Vegan
  • Cuisine: American

Description

This easy and delicious clean eating soup recipe is wonderful for weight loss and/or maintenance. Try this Quick Veggie Bean Soup Recipe for an easy dinner with simple and tasty leftovers for lunch or school!


Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon oil of choice (EVOO or organic canola oil work)
  • 1 purple onion, chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, chopped fine
  • 1 32-ounce container vegetable broth
  • 1 15-ounce can diced tomatoes (low sodium)
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt, plus more to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder/granules
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper, plus more to taste
  • 1 15-ounce can kidney beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15-ounce can pinto beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 cups frozen broccoli
  • 1 zucchini, cut into 1/2-1″ pieces (I do half-moons)
  • 1 cup frozen green beans
  • 1 cup frozen green peas

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large pot over medium heat. Once the oil is ready, add the onion and cook until just browning, stirring frequently, about 5-7 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, about 60 seconds, stirring frequently.
  • Add vegetable broth and tomatoes with juices. Stir. Add bay leaves, Italian seasoning, salt, garlic powder/granules, and black pepper and stir to combine.
  • Add beans, stir to combine and cover. Bring to a boil.
  • Add broccoli, zucchini, green beans, peas and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer until vegetables are cooked through, about 5-7 minutes.
  • Add additional salt and pepper, if needed, to taste.
  • Serve and let rest to a safe temp and then dig in! Bon appetit! Serve with hearty whole grain toast topped with a drizzle of EVOO and sprinkle of sea salt for extra filling power.

Notes

Be sure to add a side of whole grain toasted bread, crackers & hummus, or something else to make this a full meal. Otherwise, this soup may not be enough for a full meal. Or you’ll need to plan for a snack a bit later. 😉

Note: You can substitute whichever beans are your favorite: chickpeas, cannellini, black beans – up to you!

Keywords: Soup, Weight Loss

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