Easy Vegan ‘Chicken’ Noodle Soup

3.0 (5 reviews)

Easy Vegan ‘Chicken’ Noodle Soup

  • Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Cook Time 30 minutes
  • Servings 4


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 block baked tofu
  • 2 leeks, white parts only, finely chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 carrots, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 qts. vegetable broth
  • 1 tsp. dried thyme
  • 1 bay leaf
  • 6 oz. rotini pasta
  • Salt and pepper, to taste 
  • Fresh parsley 


  • Coat the bottom of a large pot with 1 tablespoonful of olive oil and place over medium heat. When the oil is hot, add the tofu or “chicken” strips, leeks, celery, carrots, and garlic and sauté for 5 minutes.
  • Add the broth, thyme, and bay leaf. Stir, and bring to a simmer. Season with salt and pepper to taste and allow to simmer for about 20 minutes.
  • In another pot, cook the pasta according to package directions. Drain and toss with the remaining olive oil. Add the pasta to the soup, sprinkle with the parsley, and enjoy!
Rated 3.0/5 based on 5 reviews

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