Delicious Quinoa Black Bean Pumpkin Gluten Free & Vegan Soup

This delicious quinoa black bean pumpkin soup is amazingly healthy to consume.The spices and the chili  really bring the flavors out. The quinoa,black beans and the pumpkin are giving the soup some real substance and make it fit for a full meal.

Ingredients List

  • 1 onion, diced
  • 5 cloves garlic, diced
  • 1 red chili pepper, diced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes
  • ½ cup quinoa
  • 20 ounce can black beans (rinsed and drained)
  • 5 cups vegetable broth
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 3 cups cubes pumpkin
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon dried oregano
  • For garnish:
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 1 avocado, cubed
  • handful cilantro, diced

Quinoa Black Bean Pumpkin Soup is a filling meal full of nutritious and healthy ingredients. Gluten-Free and Vegan too.Gluten-Free,Vegan and ready within 35 minutes.

Instructions & directions:

1. Heat oil in pan over medium heat and cook onion for a few minutes. Add garlic and red chili pepper and cook until aromatic.

2. Add pumpkin and spices and cook for a couple minutes.

3. Add 2 cups of the vegetable broth and quinoa. Bring a boil and cook for 5 minutes before adding the remaining vegetable broth. Bring to a boil.

4. Add beans and bay leaves. Bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 5-10 minutes.

5. Served garnished with cilantro, avocado and lime juice.

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