Creamy Chik’n Soup with Sweet Potato Gnocchi & Kale

Sweet Potato Gnocchi Soup An Unrefined Vegan

I don’t really want to rush time along, but this year winter has rudely muscled its way into spring and I’m aching for sunshine and warm temperatures.  This see-sawing act (hot…cold…hot…cold) is getting tiresome.

Because of the lingering chilliness, my stomach is still craving comforting stews and soups.  This one is particularly satisfying.  I’ve based this rich recipe on an Olive Garden concoction – except mine gets its creaminess from pureed white beans – not from cream.  The gnocchis are homemade with sweet potatoes rather than white potatoes, but you could use store-bought. Just make sure they’re vegan.

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi Soup An Unrefined Vegan

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Creamy Chik'n Soup with Sweet Potato Gnocchi
Serves 6
Warm up on those breezy, cool spring days with this hearty & delicious vegan chik'n soup loaded with kale and sweet potato gnocchi.
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
1 hr
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
45 min
Total Time
1 hr
186 calories
36 g
0 g
1 g
10 g
0 g
338 g
488 g
4 g
0 g
0 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
338g
Servings
6
Amount Per Serving
Calories 186
Calories from Fat 11
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 1g
2%
Saturated Fat 0g
1%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0g
Monounsaturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg
0%
Sodium 488mg
20%
Total Carbohydrates 36g
12%
Dietary Fiber 6g
24%
Sugars 4g
Protein 10g
Vitamin A
231%
Vitamin C
113%
Calcium
13%
Iron
15%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
  1. 1 large onion, chopped
  2. 1 1/2 cups carrots, sliced
  3. 1 cup celery, sliced
  4. 2 cloves garlic, minced
  5. 1 tsp. dried thyme
  6. 8-ounces mushrooms, sliced
  7. 2 cups seitan, cubed
  8. 3 cups seitan-cooking broth + 7 cups water OR 4 cups vegetable broth+6 cups water
  9. 4 cups fresh kale, chopped
  10. 1 15-ounce can great northern beans, rinsed, drained and pureed
  11. 2 cups sweet potato gnocchi, cooked and drained
  12. ground black pepper, to taste
Instructions
  1. In a large pot, saute the onions, celery and carrots in a splash of water, vegetable broth or Bragg Liquid Aminos until tender. Stir in the garlic, thyme, mushrooms and seietan and cook for another 5 minutes or so.
  2. Pour in the 10 cups broth/water and bring to a boil. Turn down the heat and simmer for 30 minutes, or until veggies are very tender. Stir in the kale, pureed beans, and gnocchi and cook until the kale is tender. Taste and adjust seasonings.
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calories
186
fat
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protein
10g
carbs
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Sweet Potato Gnocchi Soup An Unrefined Vegan

31 thoughts on “Creamy Chik’n Soup with Sweet Potato Gnocchi & Kale

  1. Lou

    Oh yes, you have reminded me of the joys of seitan….. with the husband having recently gone vegan, I KNOW he would LOVE this dish….. plus we are heading into Winter and this seems so warming & comforting. As always, bravo!

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  2. Cadry's Kitchen

    Oh, this soup sounds so hearty and delicious! I love gnocchi, but I’ve never considered putting it in a soup before. This sounds like one that would really stick to your ribs. Plus, kale and sweet potatoes are always great together.

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  3. tearoomdelights

    It’s the same over here with the weather, only it’s not hot and cold, it’s vaguely warm and then cold again. We had hailstones today and it’s nearly May! Definitely a good excuse for more comfort food like this.

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  4. Brittany

    This sounds much better than the OG version! I hate that the days are still cooler, but that does mean more soup!! However I had two days in a row of sunshine! YAHOO!

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