Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons

Vegan soups and Hearty Stews for all seasonsIn this completely revised and updated edition of Vegetarian Soups for All Seasons, Nava Atlas ladles out more than 120 satisfying, imaginative soups and stews—including 20 new recipes. Arranged in seasonal chapters, these bountiful bowlfuls are now completely vegan. Low in fat and rich in flavor, these soups and stews highlight the best of each season’s produce.
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You’ll find exciting global offerings, light brothy soups, comforting cold-weather stews, and no-cook soups for warm evenings. Fall soups include Moroccan Lentil and Chickpea Soup, Orange-Butternut Squash Soup, and Southwestern Fresh Corn Stew. Winter features Brazilian Black Bean Stew, Sweet-and-Sour Cabbage and Bread Stew, and Four-Grain Tomato Soup. Spring offers up Puree of Asparagus with Soba Noodles, Curried Cashew-Vegetable Soup, and Leek and Mushrooom Bisque. Among the summer soups you’ll find are Tomato-Mango Coconut Cooler, Cream of Green Pea and Cucumber Soup, and Minted Peach Soup.

A section of accompaniments to make while soups are simmering adds a special final touch to this collection. Here the cook will find tempting quick breads, muffins, scones, and more, perfect to serve with a bowl of soup or stew. From hearty stews to refreshing desserts, Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons is your premier source for delicious, healthful soups all year round. Published by Broadway Books.

Reviewer raves for Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons

With a vegan makeover and 20 new recipes, the best vegetarian soup cookbook just got better! Arranged by season and loaded with variety, Nava’s recipes are sure to please soup lovers everywhere. Complemented by a chapter of tempting accompaniments and Nava’s own delightful illustrations, this treasury of delectable recipes is as welcoming as a simmering pot of homemade soup. — Robin Robertson, author of Vegan Planet and Fresh from the Vegetarian Slow Cooker

Nava Atlas offers an impressive repertoire of soups that will amaze and inspire even veteran soup makers. — Nikki Goldbeck, Certified Dietian-Nutritionist and co-author of American Wholefoods Cuisine and The Healthiest Diet in the World

Delightfully unorthodox…suitable for novices and experienced cooks; both will welcome Atlas’s innovation and appreciate her straightforward directions. Even those whose shelves are overflowing with cookbooks will do well to find room for this little volume. Vegetarian Times (review of the original edition)

Nava Atlas has solutions for maintaining sophisticated flavors in the dishes she creates and still manages to keep the ingredients healthy. — Cooking Light

Atlas, as in her previous cookbooks, does her own charming illustrations. Chickpea and Tahini soup, Cool Ratatouille, and Vanilla Fruit Cup Soup prove that vegetarian is never, ever dull. — Burlington Free Press

The smell of soup simmering on a stove brings back appetites, and Soups for all Seasons by Nava Atlas offers a collection of savory soups to suit every taste, any time of year. The meatless soups are low in fat, rich in fiber, and highlighted with the right herbs and spices. — Health Foods Business

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13 Responses to “Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons”

  1. [...] Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons :: Nava Atlas Vegan Recipes [...]

  2. [...] Makes: a little more than 1 cup, about 8 Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons [...]

  3. [...] Onions, garlic, winter squash, and silken tofu are all enveloped in the familiar flavor of potatoes, making this a wonderful vehicle for getting a lot of nourishing ingredients into younger (or fussier) soup eaters. Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons. [...]

  4. [...] While fresh local corn is abundant in early fall, the most tempting way to eat it is right off the cob. But cooking with fresh corn can be equally appealing. Its sweetness and crunch can’t be matched by frozen corn kernels.To vary the recipe, add a cup or two of cooked pinto or pink beans and serve with a purchased fresh bread. Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons. [...]

  5. [...] Both nourishing and sublimely satisfying, this thick soup incorporates fall’s first sweet potatoes with seasonal greens. Red lentils, which cook to a warm golden color, are available in natural food stores and ethnic groceries.Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons. [...]

  6. [...] to scoop up what’s left. This simple soup comes together in less than 30 minutes. Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All [...]

  7. [...] fresh tomatoes and cilantro remind the palate that summer is still very much with us. Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons.Serves: 6 to [...]

  8. [...] chili and a great introduction to whole hominy, if you’ve never tried it before. Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All [...]

  9. [...] a rich coconut–peanut base, making a stew that’s perfect for cool spring evenings. Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons. Photo by Theresa [...]

  10. [...] season dinners, with sweet sugar pumpkin or butternut squash in an aromatic broth. Adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons by Nava [...]

  11. [...] As an antidote to the too-much-food syndrome of Thanksgiving weekend, here’s a nourishing main-dish soup using basic, low-fat, and inexpensive ingredients. Serve with a fresh bread and a colorful green salad to complete an easy meal. You’ll enjoy leftovers of this soup for days to come; it makes a good thermos soup to take to work or school; and it freezes well, too. Thanks to Laurie Fahrner, who writes the blog Mehitable Days, for the photos. Recipe adapted from Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons. [...]

  12. Tracey Adams says:

    I bought “Vegetarian Soups for all Seasons” back in 1996 and it’s been one of my favorite cookbooks all those years.

  13. Nava says:

    Hi Tracey — sorry, somehow your kind comment went under my radar — this book has been through many iterations! It did start out as Vegetarian Soups for All Seasons” — you probably have the Little, Brown edition — and now it’s Vegan Soups and Hearty Stews for All Seasons. So glad you’ve been enjoying it for all these years!

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