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thick and creamy cauliflower chickpea soup in a blue soup bowl with one piece of roasted cauliflower and chopped cilantro with a gold spoon

Vegan Chickpea and Cauliflower Soup

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5 from 3 votes
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 hour
Total Time: 1 hour 10 minutes
Servings: 6

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium head of cauliflower cut into florets
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 1/2 medium yellow onion, diced
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cumin
  • 1/4 teaspoon ginger
  • 15 oz can no-salt-added garbanzo beans , rinsed and drained
  • 4 cups (32 ounce carton) low sodium vegetable broth
  • salt to season
  • Toppings: lemon juice, fresh herbs

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. Toss cauliflower florets with 2 tablespoons olive oil and roast for 25-30 minutes, until caramelized and tender.
  • In a large pan, heat 2 teaspoons of oil. Add onion and garlic and cook over medium-low heat, stirring occasionally, for about 3 minutes. Stir in curry powder, cumin, ginger. Add roasted cauliflower, chickpeas, and vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low, cover, and simmer for about 20-25 minutes.
  • In a blender, puree the soup in batches until smooth. Return the soup to the pot and re-warm over moderate heat. If thinner consistency desired, add more water. Enjoy with fresh lemon juice and herbs (parsley or cilantro). Can also add some cheese or nutritional yeast if dairy-free

Notes

Cool the soup for several minutes before transferring to the blender and work in batches. Otherwise, the hot liquid can create pressure and explode out of the blender.
To store: Transfer to an airtight container and keep in the fridge for up to 5 days. Freeze for up to 3 months. Just be sure to cool completely. Simply thaw in the fridge overnight and reheat.

Nutrition

Calories: 134kcal | Protein: 5g | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 389mg | Fiber: 5g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 47mg | Calcium: 48mg | Iron: 1mg
Course Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine American
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