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Spicy green soup in a white bowl with basil leaves and swirls of paprika on top. Sitting on a blue and white striped towel with a gold spoon and parsley and lemon on the side.

Spicy Green Soup

Spicy cauliflower, Brussels Sprouts and pea soup with so many other healthy and flavorful ingredients. It tastes amazing and it's so good for you! 

Course Entree, Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 4 Servings
Calories 114 kcal
Author Linda Meyer

Ingredients

  • 1 small Cauliflower cored and chopped
  • 12 large Brussels sprouts end removed and chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves minced
  • 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger
  • 32 oz low sodium vegetable broth divided
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups thawed frozen peas
  • 1 cup flat leaf parsley leaves
  • 1 cup basil leaves
  • Juice from ½ of a medium lemon
  • ½ tsp cayenne pepper See Note
  • Sea salt and black pepper to taste

Instructions

  1. In a large soup pot, heat 2 tbsp (30 ml) vegetable broth on medium-high heat. Add the Brussels sprouts and cook for 5 minutes, stir occasionally. Add the cauliflower and cook for 5 more minutes, stirring occasionally. Add the ginger and garlic and stir. Cook for 2 minutes. Add the broth and water, stir well and bring to a boil. Add the peas and cook for 15 minutes, or until the cauliflower is fork tender. Add the parsley, basil, lemon juice, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper and cook for 2 to 3 minutes. Blend with an immersion blender or use a stand-up blender, until smooth and creamy. There will be some specks of the parsley, which makes it even prettier to look at.

Recipe Notes

If you’re sensitive to spicy food, don’t add the full amount all at once, add a small amount of the cayenne, taste, and add more if you wish.

 

The Nutrition Facts are an estimate only.

Nutrition Facts
Spicy Green Soup
Amount Per Serving
Calories 114
% Daily Value*
Sodium 955mg42%
Potassium 588mg17%
Carbohydrates 21g7%
Fiber 6g25%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 7g14%
Vitamin A 3140IU63%
Vitamin C 112mg136%
Calcium 91mg9%
Iron 3.1mg17%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.