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Rainbow Soup
with corn, chard, tomatoes, and butternut squash croutons

Active: 20 min Total: 30 min

This is a light summery soup that works well served at room temperature. Plus it makes great use of leftover butternut squash as croutons.
Smarts: Anytime you want a quick dinner just combine some onions + stock / broth + tomatoes + beans + frozen / fresh veggies and you have yourself a soup!

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Ingredients

Servings:
4
Metric
Rainbow Soup:
  • Garlic - 3 cloves, minced
  • Onions - 1, diced
  • Chard - 2 bunches, leaves torn, stems chopped into 1/2" pieces
  • Corn - 3 cobs, kernels of ((Or sub ~1 1/2 cups frozen corn))
  • Kidney beans (14oz / 397g can) - 1 can, rinsed and drained ((~2 cups))
  • Cooking oil - 1 Tbsp
  • Diced tomatoes (14 oz / 397 g can) - 1 can, drained
  • Thyme - 1/2 tsp
  • Chicken stock - 3 cups
  • Leftover butternut squash - 3 to 4 cups
  • Baguette or ciabatta - 1/2 loaf, sliced

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Prep

  1. Garlic / Onions / Chard / Corn - Prep as directed. Kids can use scissors to help with the chard. (Can be done up to 3 days ahead)
  2. Beans - Rinse and drain.

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Make

  1. Heat a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add cooking oil and then garlic, onions, and chard stems to heated oil. Saute for 3 to 5 minutes, until softened.
  2. Add in diced tomatoes with thyme. Cook for another 3 minutes before adding stock, beans, and corn. Cover and bring to a boil. Turn off heat and stir in chard leaves. Once leaves wilt, add in butternut squash croutons. Season to taste with salt and pepper.
  3. Enjoy with sliced baguette.

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Reviews

Ratings

Original (30)
Gluten-free (2)
Paleo (3)
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16 reviews

Very good! Used fresh tomatoes instead of canned.

By: Sara
Posted: Oct 04, 2017
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Also added an extra cup of stock. A little bland but can be worked. I think I would use kale or green chard next time as red chard adds a very specific flavor.

By: Faith
Posted: Jan 07, 2015
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Really enjoyed this

By: Samalie
Posted: Dec 15, 2014
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Yum! I added about another cup of chicken stock in the end.

By: Vanessa
Posted: Oct 10, 2014
Diet: Paleo
0 Helpful

Loveedddd this soup! Froze half of it for another time.

By: Melissa
Posted: Jul 02, 2014
Diet: Original
0 Helpful

Delicious! Topped it with some parmesan cheese.

By: Mary-Claire
Posted: Jun 23, 2014
Diet: Original
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