Healthy Slow Cooker Comfort Soup


Healthy Slow Cooker Comfort Soup

Healthy Slow Cooker Comfort Soup
7 Hr

Looking for healthy soup recipes that are also hearty enough to bring the family together around the table? Well our Healthy Slow Cooker Comfort Soup is brimming with all sorts of good stuff, like quinoa and beans that are packed with protein, and kale is a yummy source of fiber, while tomatoes are a super antioxidant! Plus, it tastes amazing! It's a hearty, healthier-for-you slow cooker sensation the whole family will love! 

What You'll Need

  • 1 cup uncooked quinoa
  • 2 (14-1/2-ounce) cans diced tomatoes, undrained
  • 2 (15-ounce) cans Great Northern beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1/2 cup diced onion
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 cups water
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 pound kale, coarsely chopped

What to Do

  1. In a 6-quart or larger slow cooker, combine all ingredients except kale.
  2. Cover and cook on LOW 7 to 8 hours or on HIGH 3 to 4 hours. 
  3. Right before serving, stir in kale and cook 5 minutes or until wilted. Serve immediately.

Test Kitchen Tip

Nutritional InformationShow More

Servings Per Recipe: 8

  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Calories 259
  • Calories from Fat 22
  • Total Fat 2.4g 4 %
  • Saturated Fat 0.3g 2 %
  • Trans Fat 0.0g 0 %
  • Protein 13g 27 %
  • Amount Per Serving % Daily Value *
  • Cholesterol 0.0mg 0 %
  • Sodium 632mg 26 %
  • Total Carbohydrates 49g 16 %
  • Dietary Fiber 9.3g 37 %
  • Sugars 5.0g 0 %

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I added carrots and celery (1 cup each) otherwise followed the recipe, but it didn't have much flavor. Also, I think spinach would work better than kale.

Guilt-free and easy to make. I left the salt out.

I also used Pomi salt-free tomatoes in a BPA free carton, and low Pacific Foods low-sodium vegetable broth.

So far, I am surprised there are no captions on your videos??????????????????????????

This soup is so good. I love that the kale keeps some texture and doesn't get too soft like spinach does. Tasty, too!

This was so easy to make and the whole family loved it - even the kiddos. Ate the leftovers for lunch the next day and it heated up nicely too.


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