White Bean, Spinach & Quinoa Soup

This soup got thumbs up all around the table, with a “this is the BEST mom” –  I’ll take that as a WIN!

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 Tbsp garlic (minced)
  • 1 onion (chopped)
  • 1 tsp dried basil
  • 1tsp dried thyme
  • 4 cups organic vegetable broth + 2 cups water
  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 4 large handfuls of  baby spinach
  • 1 (19 oz) can white beans (drained & rinsed)
  • himalayan salt & black pepper (to taste)

Directions

  • In a large pot over medium heat, heat olive oil.
  • Add garlic and onion, and cook until onions have become translucent.
  • Stir in thyme and basil.
  • Slowly pour in vegetable stock and water.
  • Bring to a boil.
  • Stir in quinoa and reduce heat and simmer for about 10-12 minutes.
  • Stir in baby spinach and beans.
  • Add salt and pepper, to taste.
  • Evenly scoop into 6 bowls and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese petals.
  • ENJOY!

Serves 6 ~ per serving ~ 227 calories, 36gr carbs, 4gr fat, 10gr protein, 2gr sugar, 7gr fiber