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Tomato Cheddar Quinoa Soup

This Tomato Cheddar Quinoa Soup is a creamy bowl of comfort food for those times when you need it the most. This satisfying quinoa soup is the perfect blend of cheesy and healthy!
Course Soup
Cuisine American, Gluten Free, Healthy, Quinoa
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 25 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories 198kcal
Author Wendy Polisi

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 sweet onion chopped
  • 4 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme
  • 1/4 cup dry white wine or broth
  • 1 cup cooked quinoa
  • 28 ounces fire roasted tomatoes
  • 2 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon fresh ground pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  • 4 ounces cheddar cheese grated

Instructions

  • Heat 1/2 tablespoon love oil in a saucepan over medium low heat. Add onion and cook for 7 to 10 minutes. 
  • Add garlic and thyme and cook for one more minute. Increase heat to medium high and add wine or broth. Cook for 4 minutes. 
  • Add tomatoes, quinoa, broth, salt, pepper and crushed red pepper and bring to a boil. Reduce to simmer and cover. Cook for 10 minutes.
  • Using an immersion blender puree soup until smooth. (You may also do this in batches in your blender.) Return soup to pot and heat to low. Stir in cheese a little bit at a time until melted.

Notes

Servings 6, Calories 268, Fat 10.6g, Carbohydrates 18.6g, Protein 19.9g, Cholesterol 56mg, Sodium 673mg, Fiber 3.2g, Sugars 6.8g, WW Pts 7

Nutrition

Calories: 198kcal | Carbohydrates: 19g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 19mg | Sodium: 1030mg | Potassium: 152mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 6g | Vitamin A: 940IU | Vitamin C: 6.7mg | Calcium: 199mg | Iron: 1.6mg