Vegan Tomato Artichoke Soup

This nice soup was very tasty today. It’s a quick soup to prepare and very easy to make.

Vegan Tomato Artichoke Soup

Serving Size: 4

Ingredients:

  • 28 oz can tomato-vegetable juice (such as V8)
  • 15 oz can artichoke hearts
  • 1 cup vegetable bouillon
  • 1/2 – 1 cup soy yogurt
  • 2 tablespoons vegan margarine
  • 1 large onion
  • 1 clove garlic
  • 3 bay leaves
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • cayenne pepper optionally

Vegan Tomato Artichoke Soup
Directions:

  1. Chop the onion and garlic.
  2. Heat 2 tablespoons vegan margarine in a large soup pot.
  3. Sauté the onions, garlic, and 3 bay leaves until the onions are translucent.
  4. Add the tomato vegetable juice and heat.
  5. Quarter the artichokes.
  6. Add 1/2 the artichokes and the vegetable bouillon to the soup.
  7. Add the thyme and oregano.
  8. Simmer for 10 minutes.
  9. Using an immersion blender (or blender if necessary), blend the soup to a smooth consistency.
  10. Add 1/2 cup soy yogurt.
  11. If you wish a more creamy soup, add more soy yogurt.
  12. Season to taste with salt and pepper and optionally cayenne pepper.
  13. Add the other 1/2 of the artichokes.
  14. Serve the soup with pieces of the artichokes, and croûtons to be added as wished.