Vegetable Soup with Bulgur (Vegan & Low-Glycemic)

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Do you feel like you need to detox? This hearty soup is delicious, cleansing and filling. It’s a perfect midday meal to help you lose weight.

Vegetable Soup with Bulgur (Vegan & Low-Glycemic)

Rating: 51

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 30 minutes

Yield: 6 to 8 servings

Vegetable Soup with Bulgur (Vegan & Low-Glycemic)

Ingredients:

2 Tbsp olive oil
1 leek, thinly sliced
2 stalks celery, sliced
1 large carrot, coarsely grated
3 Tbsp bulgur
1 can (19 oz/ 540 ml) red beans, rinsed and drained
1 can (28 oz/796 ml) diced tomatoes
900-ml low-sodium organic vegetable broth
2 cups water
juice of half lime
1/2 tsp garlic powder
salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a large pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the leeks and cook stirring frequently for 1 to 2 minutes. Add the carrots, celery and bulgur and cook stirring occasionally for about 3 minutes.
  2. Add the diced tomatoes, vegetable broth, water and beans. Bring to a boil and reduce heat. Cover and simmer for about 15 minutes.
  3. Add the garlic powder, salt, pepper and lime juice and simmer for another 3 to 5 minutes or until the vegetables are cooked through.
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  • marlies

    i just had this soup for dinner and it is amazing!! I added a bit of nutritional yeast to the broth, which I definitely recommend. I just want to drink this broth as a tea haha :)

    • http://www.mariaushakova.com/ Maria Ushakova

      Nutritional yeast is such a great idea! Thank you for the tip. I will definitely try it next time :) .