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Vegetarian Kale Soup with Mushrooms and Garlic

  • Author: a Couple Cooks
  • Prep Time: 25 minutes
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Total Time: 55 minutes
  • Yield: 6 to 8 1x


This vegetarian kale soup is a great way to utilize seasonal winter vegetables like mushrooms and garlic. Serve with bread or salad for a full meal.


  • 20 garlic cloves
  • 5 ounces shiitake mushrooms
  • 1 pound broad leaf kale (2 bunches)
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar
  • 10 cups vegetable broth
  • 2/3 cup farro
  • Kosher salt


  1. Thinly slice the garlic. Remove the stems from the mushrooms and thinly slice them. Roughly chop the kale.
  2. In a large pot or Dutch oven, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the mushrooms and a bit of kosher salt, then sauté beginning to brown, about 8 minutes. Add the garlic and sauté 2 minutes more. Add the rice vinegar; simmer, stirring, until vinegar is almost evaporated.
  3. Add the vegetable broth and farro to the pot. Bring to a boil, then simmer for 20 minutes.
  4. Add the kale and cook for 5 to 10 minutes until the kale is tender. Season to taste with kosher salt.
  • Category: Soup
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: vegetarian kale soup