This simple curried sweet potato soup recipe can be prepared in about 20 minutes flat! It is adapted from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
Made with red curry, sweet potatoes, chickpeas, baby spinach, onions, and spices, this recipe is warm and bursting with flavor.
Nutrition in Chickpeas
Did you know that just one cup of cook chickpeas has over 12 grams of fiber? Better yet, they contain both soluble fiber and insoluble fiber, the latter of which helps lower LDL cholesterol.
In addition, each cup of garbanzo beans packs a whopping 12 grams of protein!
There are so many benefits to these little legumes. Chickpeas are a great source of plant-based protein and fiber, iron, zinc, phosphorus, B vitamins and more.
With so many vitamins and nutrients, chickpeas are a powerhouse of nutrition.
With added sweet potatoes, fresh spinach, onion, and spices, this dish is loaded with phytonutrients and antioxidants that promote health and fight disease.
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This simple recipe can be prepared in about 20 minutes flat! It comes from Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
- 2 Tbsp Thai red curry paste
- 2 cups veggie broth
- 1 small sweet potato, diced
- 1 cup chickpeas, cooked
- 1 cup baby spinach leaves
- 1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1/4 cup nutritional yeast
- 1 onion, minced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- salt to taste
Saute onion and garlic in a little veggie broth until slightly browned.
Add red curry past and slowly stir it for about a minute.
Slowly stir in the veggie broth, making sure it thoroughly integrates with the curry paste. Add chili powder, salt, and nutritional yeast.
Drain and rinse chickpeas. Add to soup.
Add the diced sweet potato.
Simmer the soup for about 5 minutes until the sweet potatoes are al dente.
Add spinach leaves and allow to sit on heat another minute to wilt.
Remove from heat and serve.
To make this in a crock pot, simply follow step #1 by sauteing onions. Add all ingredients to a large cooker and allow to cook on low for 2 hours. This will allow the flavors plenty of time to blend and become more powerful.
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