Spicy Quinoa, Carrot, Sweet Potato, Acorn Squash, White Bean and Kale Soup

It’s cold outside! Crazy, I thought it would never be winter. Spicy soup is perfect on a cold night.



  • splash olive oil
  • 1 onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 6 small carrots, chopped
  • 1/2 cup dried white beans(cooked) or 1 can white beans
  • 1/2 cup dry quinoa
  • 1/2 cup pumpkin puree
  • 2 cups kale, shredded
  • 1/2 acorn squash, roasted, peeled and chopped
  • 8 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 tbsp hot curry powder
  • salt and pepper


  1. Heat the oil in a soup pot. Add in the onions, garlic and celery. Saute until soft.
  2. Toss in the quinoa, salt, pepper and hot curry powder. Toast for 3 minutes.
  3. Add in the rest of the ingredients and simmer for a couple of hours.
  4. Eat when it all the vegetables are soft.

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