Vegan Fat-Free African Kale & Yam Soup Recipe

Posted by:Lindsay S. Nixon Category: Recipe

This is the soup version of my recipe for African Kale & Yams Mash in my e-cookbook, Pudge Free Holidays. The beautiful thing about this soup (aside from how healthy it is!) is the ethnic feel to it. You just feel so warm and centered after eating a bowl and it tastes like it was delicately cooked all day when really it's done in about 20 minutes. The broth is by far the best part -- you'll be drinking every last drop, I promise. The soup also presents beautifully and is very filling. Feel free to dd chickpeas for a boost of protein.

african kale & yam soup

Per serving: 105 cals, 1.92g fat, 20.53g carbs 7.25g fiber and 6.78 protein

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Recipe:African Kale & Yam Soup

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Prep time: | Cook time: | Total: | 2 servings


This soup has a wonderful ethnic feel to it. The broth is especially flavorful so be sure to have toast on standby so you can soak up every last drop!



Slice red onion into thin slices. Line a medium pot with 1/4 cup of water and cook onions over high heat until translucent, about 3 minutes. Add broth, yam, 3/4 cup water and bring to a boil. Once boiling, reduce to medium and cook until potatoes are almost fork tender, about 3 minutes. Immediately add kale and remaining ingredients and cook, stirring frequently, until kale is dark green and soft, about 3 more minutes. Set aside for 5-10 minutes, allowing flavors to merge.