Mixed Vegetable +Greens Penne Soup

There are so many reasons to whip up a batch of this minced vegetable soup. Getting your daily recommended intake of vegetables is easy and delicious when this Chickapea +Greens Penne soup is on hand. Prepare a pot and you’ll have a healthy dish waiting to be warmed up all week. It is gluten-free, nut-free and vegan so almost anyone can get cozy with a bowl.

Mixed Vegetable +Greens Penne Soup

  • Prep Time:  20 minutes
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Course: Dinner
  • Cuisine: Canadian
  • Servings: 4


  • 1 Package Chickapea +Greens Penne
  • 2 Tbsp table salt (for boiling pasta)
  • ¼ cup vegan butter
  • 2 yellow onions, chopped
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 2 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 2 celery stalks, chopped
  • 2 sweet potatoes, chopped
  • 1 cauliflower head, chopped
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp ground black pepper
  • ½ tsp dried basil
  • ½ tsp dried oregano
  • 6 cups low sodium vegetable broth
  • 1 cup unsweetened oat milk
  • Chipotle chili spice, to taste
  • Finishing salt, to taste


  1. Add the vegan butter to a large pot and warm it over medium heat until melted
  2. Mix in the onion and ¼ tsp salt and cook for 3 minutes
  3. Stir in garlic and cook for 1 minutes
  4. Sauté the celery, potatoes, cauliflower, basil, oregano in the onion and garlic for 1-2 minutes, stirring continuously
  5. Add the vegetable broth to the pot
  6. Bring the mixture to a boil then reduce the heat to a simmer and cover the pot
  7. Cook the mixture for 25 minutes at a simmer
  8. Using an immersion blender, blend the soup slightly to desired consistency
  9. Mix in the oat milk and stir until it is warmed
  10. Meanwhile, cook the Chickapea +Greens Penne to package directions (heat 16 cups of water and 2 Tbsp of salt in a large pot over high heat until boiling. Add the pasta to the water, decrease the heat to maintain a gentle boil. Stir and cook the pasta for 7 minutes)
  11. Drain and rinse the pasta before adding it to the soup
  12. Mix the noodles into the soup over medium/ low heat
  13. Once hot and well combined, serve soup with some chipotle chili seasoning and finishing salt sprinkled overtop
  14. Enjoy!

Recipe Notes:

  • Cooking the Chickapea +Greens noodles outside of the soup is recommended to keep the starchy water out of the soup
  • Earth Balance vegan butter was used
  • The soup will keep in a sealed container in the refrigerator for 4-5 days