This vegan soup recipe is chock-full of colorful vegetables. All those veggies give this soup plenty of fiber, upping the satisfaction factor while keeping calories low, which can aid in weight loss and lead to--yes--a flatter belly. Vibrant turmeric adds a golden color to the flavorful broth, while cumin and ginger give it a bright, fresh finish. And the best part? This healthy soup recipe takes only 20 minutes, start to finish!

Marianne Williams
Source:, January 2020


Recipe Summary

20 mins
20 mins
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Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • Heat oil in a large heavy pot over medium-high heat. Add squash, onion and parsnips; cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to soften, about 5 minutes. Add garlic, ginger, turmeric, cumin and salt; cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant, about 1 minute.

  • Add broth and tomatoes; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium; simmer until the vegetables are tender, 8 to 10 minutes. Add chard and chickpeas; cook, stirring occasionally, until the chard is bright green and starting to soften, about 2 minutes.

  • Remove from heat; stir in vinegar. Sprinkle with parsley and serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

161 calories; protein 5g; carbohydrates 28.6g; dietary fiber 7.4g; sugars 8.9g; fat 3g; saturated fat 0.4g; vitamin a iu 5763.1IU; vitamin c 20.1mg; folate 26.3mcg; calcium 101.3mg; iron 2.3mg; magnesium 52.6mg; potassium 590.8mg; sodium 405.3mg; thiamin 0.1mg.

Reviews (3)

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3 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 2
  • 4 star values: 1
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 4 stars
The soup was pretty good I'd say it got better with time though. The first bowl fresh out of the pot was just okay but after refrigerating overnight it was much better. The flavors had integrated and you could really taste the tomatoes. I would recommend this soup but Read More
Rating: 5 stars
Amazing. I feel great when I eat this soup. So easy to make. So yummy. because I love spices I would double up and use more turnips instead of butternut squash. Thank u so much for this recipe. Read More
Rating: 5 stars
So satisfying and healthy. Read More