Chilled Zucchini Soup with Purslane
Alain Coumont's cool vegan soup gets its creaminess from pureed zucchini, sauteed onion and garlic. It's brightened with purslane, a lemony weed that Coumont plucks from his Languedoc country garden; if purslane is not available at your local farmers' market, substitute baby arugula leaves instead.
Creamy Vegan Pumpkin Soup
This vegan pumpkin soup is incredibly creamy, thanks to the addition of coconut milk.
Slow Cooker Split Pea Soup
Use water in this soup instead of stock for a hearty vegan dinner.
Lemony Coconut and Broccoli Soup
Zesting lemon peel into a freshly pureed soup adds a hint of freshness and complexity.
Cauliflower-and-Cashew Soup with Apple
This extra-fast vegan soup gets a hint of fruity sweetness from an apple and a double dose of creaminess from almond milk and pureed raw cashews.
Pumpkin Miso Soup
Vegan pumpkin soup gets an Asian twist with fresh ginger, miso, soy sauce and a seaweed garnish.
Chunky Vegan Split Pea Soup
For a more refined version of this soup, puree it in a blender until smooth.
Lettuce Soup with Watercress-Herb Puree
To demonstrate how much Italians love a hit of bitterness, Casa Tua's chef, Sergio Sigala, tops his mild lettuce soup with a tablespoon of peppery watercress-herb puree.