Vegetable Bread Soup – Healthy Food Recipes

January 6, 2022

Patty James

This is comfort food at its best. Delicious, full of nutrients and filling on a winter evening. For more healthy food recipes, download the Foogal app on Google Play and the App Store.

Mealtime: Lunch, dinner
Cuisine type: American
Cooking time: 1 hour and 30 minutes
Active preparation time: 30 minutes
Number of servings: 12
Dish type: Side, soup
Level: Easy



  • 1 bunch green swiss chard leaves julienne
  • 1 small yellow turnip peeled, quartered and sliced 1/8 inch
  • 1 white turnip peeled, quartered and sliced 1/8 inch
  • 2 ½ quarts vegetable stock
  • 8 ounces Idaho potato peeled and diced
  • ½ onion –minced
  • 2 ounces extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 leek –sliced in 1/8 inch circles, washed well
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 croutons heated with soup to break up and thicken soup. Note:*
  • 1×4 inch piece parmesan rind
  • 1 celery root peeled, quartered and sliced 1/8
  • Outer leaves of 1 small savoy cabbage rib out and sliced 1/8 inch
  • 1 cup beans soaked overnight




Step 1:

Over medium heat, heat oil in a soup pot and add onion and garlic and cook until it starts to be aromatic.


Step 2:

Add celery root and both turnips and cook for 5 minutes stirring occasionally.


Step 3:

Add cabbage and leek and cook an additional 5 minutes.


Step 4:

Add beans, stock, and rind and simmer until beans are tender (about 1 hour).


Step 5:

Add potatoes and simmer until tender(5-8 minutes).


Step 6:

Add Swiss chard and wilt. Season with salt and pepper. Place a few croutons on the top if desired.




Vegetable Bread Soup - healthy food recipes




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