Slow Cooker Vegetable Quinoa Soup

Ingredients
  • 2 medium onions, diced
  • 3 medium carrots, diced
  • 2 stalks of celery, diced
  • 1 red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced
  • 2 small zucchini, diced
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 carton (32 ounces) vegetable broth
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 28 ounce can crushed tomatoes
  • 1 15 ounce can cannellini beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 15 ounce can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed
  • 1 lime, juiced
  • 2 tablespoons Italian seasoning
  • 2 tablespoons nutritional yeast
  • generous grinding of black pepper
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  • ¾ cup uncooked quinoa, rinsed
  • 3 cups kale, roughly chopped
Instructions
  1. Add everything above the line to the slow cooker. Cook for 3-4 hours on high or 6-8 hours on low.
  2. Add the quinoa and kale and cook for 30 – 60 minutes longer, or until the quinoa is fully cooked.
  3. Serve with oyster crackers or Parmesan cheese and enjoy!
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 2 cups Calories: 340 Fat: 2 Saturated fat: 0 Trans fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 69 Sugar: 10 Sodium: 800 Fiber: 13 Protein: 16 Cholesterol: 0