Creamy Vegan Potato Soup Recipe (Quick 1 Pot Meal)
Here is the best recipe for vegan potato soup – perfect as a cozy fall or winter one-pot meal. A super creamy and hearty side dish, appetizer, or weeknight dinner.
In a mood for something healthy, fragrant, and warming?
Craving a simple savory plant-based dish that is low in calories and high in nutrients?
This recipe for creamy potato soup is the ultimate meal prep for busy people! After a long day at work, all you need is something comforting, quick, and easy to make from scratch.
Truly, this creamy & chunky homemade potato soup is all you need on these cold autumn days. It’s absolutely delicious, incredibly filling, super budget-friendly. You’re going to love it!
Healthy Vegan Potato Soup
Did I mention how nourishing this easy potato soup is?
Oh yes, this velvety smooth vegetable soup is so good for you, your body, as well as your soul. It’s an excellent source of various vitamins and minerals. Moreover, it’s abundantly packed with wholesome veggies, rich in plant fiber and powerful antioxidants. Just like my broccoli soup (without cream or flour) or this protein-rich red lentil stew.
Furthermore, this yummy low-calorie soup is low in fat and weight-loss friendly, too. It’s meat-free, dairy-free, and gluten-free. You can eat a double portion of it and don’t need to care about your weight. Completely guilt-free!
Best Anti-Inflammatory Homemade Soup
This hearty veggie-loaded soup has its rightful place among the best healing foods you can cook at home.
Thanks to its nutrient-dense compounds and high fiber content this soup will boost your immunity and effectively reduce inflammation.
It’s one of those easily digestible foods which can greatly help you if you have an upset stomach. What a beautiful way to use up some leftover vegetables and detox your body!
It’ll surely help you feel light and refreshed again. Show some love to yourself and make it right away!
Ingredients for Easy Vegan Potato Soup Recipe
You can make this seasonal soup with a few low-cost ingredients you probably have in your pantry or fridge. We’ll achieve that silky texture without coconut milk, dairy, or flour. Here is what you’ll need:
- Potatoes (for that vibrant gold color and rich buttery taste)
- Cauliflower (will give us that extra creaminess and silky texture together with potatoes)
- Carrots (for a vitamin A boost)
- Green peas (another great immunity builder)
- Yellow onion (so common yet so vital ingredient that gives such a pleasant flavor)
- Garlic (gives us that beautiful savory aroma)
- Olive oil (we want only healthy monounsaturated fats, right?)
- Spices: salt, turmeric powder, ground cumin, onion powder, freshly ground black pepper (esencial for enhancing the taste of all ingredients used)
- Bay leaves (will add another level of flavor and slightly lighten-up our stew)
- Water (we don’t need vegetable stock or broth to make this soup soo tasty)
Time needed: 40 minutes.
How to Make Vegan Potato Soup Recipe (step by step instructions)
You’ll need 40 minutes to cook this spicy golden soup. In fact, you’ll be involved in the actual cooking process for only 20 minutes, to prepare and sauté the vegetables. For the rest of 20 minutes, the soup will stay simmering on the stovetop, so you can rest or do the other household chores you need to do.
- Sauté onions and garlic
First, start by heating a large pot over medium heat. Add olive oil and diced onion. Sauté for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently until onion is fragrant and translucent. Add finely chopped garlic and sauté until fragrant, 1-2 minutes (be careful, garlic burns quickly).
- Add veggies
Next, add carrots, cauliflower florets, potatoes, and stir well. Cook for1-2 minutes, stirring constantly, allowing the vegetables to release their fragrances. Be careful not to let them burn.
Add green peas, spices, and bay leaves except for turmeric powder. Pour in the water, stir to combine, bring to boil, reduce the heat, cover partially, and let it simmer for 20-25 minutes or until the potatoes are fork-tender.
In the end, when you turn off the heat, add turmeric powder. We want to add it last because the curcumin compound will degrade greatly when boiled.
- Blend it
Remove bay leaves, taste, and adjust seasonings as needed. I prefer this soup half chunky-half creamy, that’s why I recommend you blend about 3 cups of it in a blender or food processor. But first, make sure you allow it to cool down before transferring and blending (see complete instructions in the “note section” in the recipe card at the end of the post).
- Serve and enjoy
It’s best to enjoy it warm and fresh as a side, starter, brunch, appetizer, or as a main course for lunch or dinner. Optionally, you can stir in a handful of fresh parsley or spinach leaves while still warm (a great source of iron).
Serve with your favorite topping and enjoy it.
Store cooled leftovers for up to 3 days in the refrigerator or in the freezer for up to 1 month. Reheat on the stovetop, adding a little water to prevent sticking.
Here are some ideas to use as a topping for this creamy veggie-loaded soup:
1. Chopped parsley, green onions, chives, or dill
2. Crunchy croutons
3. Dust of smoked paprika or pepper
4. Grated vegan cheese
5. Vegan sour cream or yogurt
6. Toasted sesame seeds
7. Lemon or lime
8. Stir in a teaspoon of apple cider vinegar
You don’t need a blender to make this soup perfectly creamy. You can use a potato masher or ricer to achieve the same results as a blender. After cooking the vegetables until soft, mash them directly in the pot to obtain the desired thickness (yes, no flour, no cream needed).
Why You’ll Love This Vegetable Weight-Loss Soup? It’s:
- Family-friendly soup
- Delicately spicy
- Wonderful Tahnksgiving dinner starter
- Best soothing stew for a sore throat
- Soul feeding
- Cheap and affordable
- Incredibly flavorful
How do you serve a bowl of soup?
- Homemade Flatbread (3 ingredients only)
- Mini Eggless Frittatas with Chickpea Flour
- Fresh Butter Lettuce and Radishes Salad
- Vegan-Friendly Potato Zucchini Fritters (egg-free, gluten-free)
- Vegan Frittata Without Eggs or Tofu
- Refreshing Cucumber Vinegar Salad
- Tasty Zucchini Patties (ready in 30 minutes)
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