Quinoa Chickpea and Spinach Soup
A hearty vegetable soup that’s packed full of protein from quinoa, spinach and chickpeas.
Did you know that Americans spend more time watching cooking shows on television than they spend cooking in their own kitchen?
Between the rise in the number of women working outside of the home and the food industry begging to let them do the cooking for us, I guess it’s not that big of a surprise.
Yet even after we find ourselves conveniently fed, we’re still enthralled by watching the act take place in someone’s kitchen. Isn’t that ironic?
I’m guilty of watching the Food Network just as much as anyone else. In fact, that’s where the inspiration for this recipe came from. Everyday Italian, baby!
What can I say? I love me some Giada.
With all of the resolutions being made for the new year, I think that cooking at home more often should be one of them. Letting someone else do the work for you is always nice but they usually don’t care about how good it is for you. Not to mention that it’s typically more expensive.
Besides, with recipes like this, cooking at home is a breeze! All you have to do is chop a few veggies, sauté them for a couple of minutes and then pour everything else into the pot and let it do the rest.
This soup is actually vegan but you would never guess by how flavorful it is. Fresh herbs and just a little bit of white wine seep into the broth, giving it a richness that warms you to the bone.
It also packs a hefty punch of protein from quinoa, chickpeas and spinach so you won’t be left feeling hungry afterwards.
Trust me, after a bowl of this, you’ll be happy you cooked at home!
This Quinoa Chickpea Spinach Soup recipe was originally created for Food Fanatic.