Vegan Italian Wedding Soup | Crock-Pot Recipe
 
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Need a super easy-to-make recipe for vegan Italian wedding soup? Perfect! This soup recipe is a tasty plant-based soup made in a Crock-Pot slow cooker with 12 ingredients!
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Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Italian
Serves: 4-6 servings
Ingredients
  • 8 cups water
  • 4 no-chicken bouillon cubes (vegetable bouillon will also do)
  • 1 small cooking onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 2 celery stalks, diced
  • 1 ½ tbsp Italian Seasoning
  • 2 bay leaves
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 3 cups, spinach, cut into strips
  • 1 cup acini di pepe pastina or other small pasta, uncooked (gluten-free optional)
  • 4 vegan sausages, sliced or rolled into 1 inch balls (I used Beyond Meat Italian Sausages)
  • Vegan parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast, to garnish
  • Fresh parsley, to garnish
Instructions
  1. In the Crock-Pot Programmable Slow Cooker, add water, bouillon cubes, onion, garlic, carrots, celery, and Italian seasoning, and bay leaves, and program to high for 4 hours.
  2. Meanwhile, preheat oven to 375F, and line a baking sheet with parchment paper or a silicone mat.
  3. Bake vegan sausage “meatballs” for 10 mins on the lined baking sheet, until cooked through.
  4. Place the meatballs into the slow cooker.
  5. Add the pasta and spinach to slow cooker, and cook, covered, 20 minutes prior to serving.
  6. After 20 mins, serve soup in bowls, garnished with freshly chopped parsley and vegan parmesan or nutritional yeast.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: Approx. 2 cups Calories: 310 Fat: 9.7g Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 32g Fiber: 7g Protein: 19.6g
Recipe by The Edgy Veg at https://www.theedgyveg.com/2019/12/11/vegan-italian-wedding-soup-crock-pot/