Nutrient-packed soup is the answer to painless meal prep.
Nutrition information (per serving):
Calories: 247; total fat: 5g; protein: 11g; carbs: 43g; sugar: 5g; fiber: 7g
Recipe and photo by Sharon Palmer, R.D.N., The Plant-Powered Dietitian, author of Plant-Powered for Life.
Heat a heavy pot, and toast quinoa for 3 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add olive oil, onions, bell pepper, and garlic. Sauté for 8 minutes.
Stir in flour, then add broth and plant-based milk, stirring well.
Add corn, beans, parsley, thyme, pepper, and salt (optional). Stir until well-combined.
Heat chowder, while stirring frequently, until bubbly, thickened, and quinoa is tender—about 10-15 minutes.