Creamy Noodle Soup | FoodByMaria Recipes

Vegan Comfort Food

Cheesy, Creamy Noodle Soup

Prep

20 mintues

Cook

40 minutes

Yield

8

This creamy noodle soup recipe is everything you need in a soup and more. It is made creamy with coconut milk, and cheese, it’s made flavorful with fresh basil, thyme, and garlic, and hearty with the help of mushrooms, spinach, and noodles. 

Why you’ll love this creamy noodle soup recipe: 

  • Filling: When you add noodles to a soup recipe, it makes it so filling and hearty 
  • Healthy: Despite this soup being creamy, we used coconut milk to make it that way so it’s healthier than using things like half and half or whipping cream 
  • Quick: Prep this soup in just 20 minutes and have it ready in an hour 

Ingredients for creamy noodle soup on counter

Ingredient Notes: 

Pasta: You can use lasagna noodles broken up in this soup recipe, or you can use any noodle of your choice like elbow noodles. 

Mushrooms: The Portobello mushrooms add a meatiness to this soup recipe that’s so good. They also pack a nutritional punch as they have key vitamins, can help boost your immunity, and are considered a superfood.

Garlic: You’ll notice this creamy soup uses a lot of garlic which is great for flavor, but also great for your health as garlic has its own super powers. It’s especially great for your immune system which is needed during winter aka cold and flu season. 

How to make this creamy noodle soup recipe: 

Onions in soup pot for creamy noodle soup

1. For the soup, in a large soup pot add the olive oil and heat for 20-30 seconds on medium-high heat before adding your diced yellow onion and portobello mushrooms.  Cook for 6 – 8 minutes until soft + water has cooked off.

2. Add the garlic, fresh basil, thyme, and black pepper, cooking for another 5 – 10 minutes.

3. Add the bouillon paste and hot water, allow to come to a simmer.

Fresh spinach added to pot for creamy noodle soup

4. As the soup simmers, add spinach and pasta. 

5. Allow cooking until the pasta is soft, about 8 – 10 minutes.

Ingredients for creamy noodle soup added into a pot

6. Add the coconut milk cream, then stir in the cheeses until melted.

7. Serve immediately with fresh herbs!

Creamy noodle soup in a pot with a ladle

Expert Tips & FAQ: 

Milk: Swap the coconut milk with heavy cream or your favorite plant-based milk.

Cheese: Also, replace provolone + parmesan with vegan cheese.

Make this a red, creamy soup: Add 3 tbsp of tomato paste along with 2 diced tomatoes to make this a red lasagna/noodle soup.

Storage: Store soup in the fridge in a tightly sealed container for 4 – 6 days or in the freezer for up to 1 month.

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Creamy noodle soup in a pot

Cheesy, Creamy Noodle Soup

  • Author: Maria Koutsogiannis
  • Prep Time: 20 mintues
  • Cook Time: 40 minutes
  • Total Time: 1 hour
  • Yield: 8 1x
  • Category: Vegetarian
  • Method: Cook
  • Cuisine: Italian Inspired, Vegetarian
  • Diet: Vegetarian

Description

This cheesy, creamy noodle soup recipe is so comforting and delicious. The portobello mushrooms make it hearty and perfect for a cold winter night.


Ingredients

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2 tbsp olive oil

2 medium yellow onions

4 large portobello mushrooms (diced) or mushrooms of choice, chopped or diced

10 garlic cloves (minced)

2 tbsp fresh basil (chopped)

4 tbsp fresh thyme (chopped)

1 tsp black pepper

1 ½ tbsp vegan chicken bouillon paste

5 cups boiling water

12 cups spinach

3 cups of lasagna sheets broken up or pasta of choice (we forgot lasagna sheets at our shoot, any noodle will work)

2398ml cans coconut milk

1/2 cup white melty cheese of choice (vegan cheese will work fine)

1/2 cup parmesan cheese (regular or vegan)


Instructions

For the soup, in a large soup pot add the olive oil and heat for 20-30 seconds on medium-high heat before adding your diced yellow onion and portobello mushrooms.  Cook for 6 – 8 minutes until soft + water has cooked off.

Add the garlic, fresh basil, thyme, and black pepper, cooking for another 5 – 10 minutes.

Add the bouillon paste and hot water, allow to come to a simmer.

As the soup simmers, add the spinach and pasta. 

Allow to cook until the pasta is soft, about 8 – 10 minutes.

Add the coconut milk cream, then stir in the cheeses until melted.

Serve immediately with fresh herbs!

Notes

Swap the coconut milk with heavy cream or your favourite plant-based milk.

Also replace provolone + parmesan with vegan cheese.

Add 3 tbsp of tomato paste along with 2 diced tomatoes to make this a red lasagna soup.

Use any pasta you wish, even make it gluten free!!

Store soup in the fridge in a tightly sealed container for 4 – 6 days or in the freezer for up to 1 month.


Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8
  • Calories: 234
  • Sugar: 2.6g
  • Sodium: 193.3mg
  • Fat: 20.1g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.7g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0.8g
  • Trans Fat: 0.1g
  • Carbohydrates: 9.6g
  • Fiber: 2.3g
  • Protein: 7.8g
  • Cholesterol: 11.8mg

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