Ginger-chickpea soup with quinoa, chard, and walnuts

In order to bring you the best organic produce, some ingredients may differ from those depicted.

Ginger-chickpea soup with quinoa, chard, and walnuts

Lean & Clean, Soy-Free, Vegan, Gluten-Free, Diabetes-Friendly, Mediterranean, Dairy-Free

2 Servings, 570 Calories/Serving

20 Minutes

This hearty soup is a nutritional powerhouse with chickpeas, quinoa, and walnuts in a gingery broth.

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1 bag serves 2 (2 bags serve 4)
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  • 1 organic yellow onion
  • ½ cup rainbow quinoa
  • 1 tablespoon tomato paste
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ cup walnuts
  • 1 cup cooked chickpeas
  • 1 bunch organic Swiss or other chard (about ½ pound)
  • 4 or 5 sprigs organic fresh cilantro

Nutrition per serving

Calories: 570, Protein: 19g (38% DV), Fiber: 13g (52% DV), Total Fat: 31g (48% DV), Monounsaturated Fat: 5g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 18g, Saturated Fat: 2.5g (13% DV), Cholesterol: 0mg (0% DV), Sodium: 320mg (13% DV), Carbohydrates: 63g (21% DV), Total Sugars: 7g, Added Sugars: 0g (0% DV).
Contains: Tree Nuts (walnut)

Sodium does not include pantry salt; for reference, ⅛ teaspoon kosher salt per serving averages 240mg (10% DV). Not a significant source of trans fat. Packed in a facility that handles all major food allergens* and gluten. *Milk, Eggs, Fish, Crustacean Shellfish, Tree Nuts, Peanuts, Wheat, Soybeans.


2-serving instructions (4-serving modifications in red)

Wash produce before use


Start the soup

  • Peel and coarsely chop enough onion to measure 1 cup [2 cups].
  • Rinse the quinoa.
In a large sauce pot over medium-high heat, warm 1 to 2 teaspoons oil until hot but not smoking. Stir in the onion, season with salt and pepper, and cook until starting to soften, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir in the tomato paste and ginger and cook until fragrant, about 30 seconds. Add the quinoa, walnuts, and 4 cups [6½ cups] water, season with salt and pepper, and bring to a boil. Reduce to a simmer, cover, and cook until the quinoa is tender, 12 to 15 minutes.
While the quinoa cooks, prepare the remaining ingredients.


Prep the remaining ingredients; finish the soup

  • Rinse the chickpeas.
  • Strip the chard leaves from the stems; coarsely chop the leaves. Save the stems for another use or discard.
  • Coarsely chop the cilantro for garnish.
To the pot with the quinoa, stir in the chickpeas and chard (the chard in batches if needed) and cook until the chickpeas are warmed through and the chard is wilted, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove from the heat and season to taste with salt and pepper.


Transfer the soup to individual bowls, garnish with the cilantro, and serve.
Kids Can!
  • Measure the onion.
  • Rinse the quinoa and chickpeas.
  • Measure the water for the soup.
  • Strip the chard leaves.
  • Garnish with the cilantro.