Rustic Quinoa Soup

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Discover this delicious, hearty dish for vegetable soup lovers.  A family favorite among all generations.


  • 1/4 cup Pecan Oil
  • 3 Carrots, sliced
  • 1 Yellow Onion, diced
  • 3 Celery Stalks, sliced
  • 1 cup Quinoa
  • 1 box Vegetable Broth (32 oz.)
  • 3 cups Cherry Tomatoes
  • 1 Tbl. Sugar
  • 1 can Tomato Sauce
  • 1 tsp. Salt
  • 2 cups Kale, chopped
  • 1 cup Pecan Pieces or Pecan Halves
  • 1 Red Bell Pepper, diced
  • 2 tsp. Garlic, minced
  • 3 cups Water


Pour 1/4 cup pecan oil into a large stock pot. Add carrots and celery and saute for 5 minutes. Add onion, bell pepper, garlic and salt and saute for 5 more minutes. Add tomato sauce, tomatoes, vegetable broth and bring to a boil. Add quinoa. Cover, reduce heat and simmer for 20 minutes. Add water, sugar and kale and simmer for 20-30 minutes. Turn off heat and pour in pecans. Serve hot. Salt and pepper to taste. 

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