Cozy up to a bowl of something that will keep you warm and satisfied made with a few simple ingredients like sautéed shallots, carrots and tomatoes blended with broth and topped with quinoa and herbs.
Prepare quinoa according to package directions.
Meanwhile, melt butter in saucepan set over medium heat; cook shallots and carrots for 3 to 5 minutes or until slightly softened. Stir in broth and tomatoes; bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium-low. Cook for 10 to 12 minutes or until vegetables are very tender.
Stir in quinoa; return to simmer. Cook for about 1 minute or until heated through. Sprinkle with chives and tarragon before serving.
For a kid-friendly recipe, substitute basil for tarragon.
For a smooth soup option, purée soup using a hand blender before adding quinoa.
Making your own soup purees at home can be quite simple and this creamy recipe is just that! In just 3 steps and 35 minutes, you’ve got a warm bowl of soup made with fresh ingredients.
To save time while cooking, have all of your ingredients, peeled, sliced, measured and ready to go before beginning so all you need to focus on is what comes next and when to enjoy!
What really takes this soup to the next level are the French herbs sprinkled over the top like chives and tarragon. However, basil can also be substituted in for the tarragon.
This soup is made with a tomato base perfect for pairing using a slice of crusty bread or you can make it a meal with something cheesy to remind you of a childhood favorite of grilled cheese and tomato soup.