A hearty Colcannon-inspired Vegan Potato Soup with loads of potatoes, leeks, onions, fresh spinach, cannellini beans and soy cream
Hello my beautiful friends,
recently on TV we heard that the average person in France consumes around 13 liters of soups per year, Fabien and I looked at each other, giggled and said “yeah, right, we probably have 13 liters per month!” :D I guess we do raise the national average by far.
As you probably know by now, we have tons of soups in this house and I mostly just make my own recipes as I go. But when one really stands out I can’t help but write it down, make it again the following day – and share it with you, too. I hope you’re still into soups as this long, cold Winter slowly fades into Spring (?) because this soup is SO good, SO hearty, SO filling, and the perfect transition from a heavier Winter soup to a Springtime soup.
This Colcannon-inspired Vegan Potato soup recipe came to life while trying out a veganized version of Colcannon, but me being me I started playing around with ingredients, adding here, removing there, and in as little as 25 minutes my best soup was born. Et ça tombe bien (perfect timing!) as St. Patrick’s is approaching and I think I’ll be serving this followed by my Vegan Bailey’s Irish cream as dessert, to celebrate along with our leprechaun friends (or if instead you want the greenest soup there ever was, check out my Split Pea and Spinach creamy soup (with benefits).
Originally the soup was made with Flageolet beans, but as I’m not sure how widely available they are, I’ve later used cannellini beans with the same creamy result, so you can use one or the other, depending on what you find.
By the way, did I ever tell you that Ireland is the most beautiful place I’ve ever visited? Specifically the Galway/western coast region. After many years it still holds a special place in my heart.
But enough talking, let’s get cooking, shall we?
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