Vegan Mushroom Soup

This is probably the most simple soup recipe that can be. At the same time, this soup is very tasty.¬†It is also light, gluten-free and vegan. ūüôā

You will need quite a bit of ingredients:

  • 3-4 potatoes

  • 1-2 carrots

  • 1-2 onions

  • 1/2 lb mushrooms (I made it with shiitake, but portobello or button mushrooms are also good)

  • Salt, pepper, seasonings

  • Vegetable oil 3-4 tbsp

You have to do:

Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan. Salt the water and add the chopped potatoes and carrots. Leave to cook for 20 minutes.

Meanwhile stir the diced onions with the vegetable oil in a frying pan.

Add slicing mushrooms and stir them with onions together. Add some salt, pepper and seasonings and continue to cook about 10 minutes.

Reduce the heat under the saucepan and add mushrooms and onions to it.

Allow to cook for at least 15 minutes.

When the soup is ready, you can use a blender to make it creamy. Or just eat it with some bread or croutons.

Enjoy your delicious vegan soup!

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Creamy Pumpkin Soup

It’s time to cook creamy, velvety smooth and delicious¬†pumpkin soup!

This is very easy pumpkin soup and it’s also without any chicken or vegetable broth.

So, you need to have:

  • 1 lb pumpkin¬†chopped into large chunks (remove skin and seeds)

  • 1 large leek

  • 1-2 potatoes, 1-2 carrots (optional)

  • ¬†8-10 cloves¬†of garlic

  • 0.5 pint heavy cream –

  • Salt,¬†pepper,¬†your favorite seasonings

  • Vegetable oil –¬†4-5 tbsp

6815428547_4648f0b722_o-copyYou need to do:

Cut leek into slices.

In a large pot over medium heat add vegetable oil, sauté leeks and for about 5 minutes.

Add chopped potatoes and carrots. Simmer for 3-4 minutes (optional).

Add pumpkin and garlic. Simmer for another 5-7 minutes.Pour water, bring to a boil. Water should cover the vegetables. Add salt, pepper and seasonings, cover the lid. Cook over medium heat for 20-25 minutes.

Blend your soup with a stick blender. Reduce heat to low and simmer for more 20 minutes, uncovered.

Turn off the heat, add heavy cream and mix everything well. Cover the lid and leave pumpkin soup for more 10 minutes.

Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add some yoghurt or sour cream and serve with bread or croutons.6815428547_4648f0b722_o

Enjoy your delicious pumpkin soup!