Smoky Portobello Soup Plant-Based Whole 30 Freezer Meal Recipe

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Earthy umami flavor of mushrooms simmering in rich coconut cream all day, just waiting to tantalize your taste buds while you check off the task lists. This Smoky Portobello Soup is sure to elevate your dinning experience.
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Fellow parents, food enthusiasts, and friends, I’m excited to introduce you to one of our favorite meals that’s sure to elevate your dining experience and simplify your life: our Smoky Portobello Soup. A delicious plant-based dinner, that tastes as great as you will feel after eating, plus it is the perfect make ahead freezer meal!

Our world does not have a slow mode, which means finding the time and energy to prepare wholesome, nutritious meals can be a daily struggle. This recipe is the solution to that struggle. Picture this: the earthy umami flavor of mushrooms simmering in rich coconut cream all day, just waiting to tantalize your taste buds while you slay all day. What’s even better? This savory sensation is plant-based and Whole 30, which means it aligns perfectly to all your health goals.

Dive with us into the world of culinary convenience and flavor, where we will guide you through the make-ahead freezer meal process step-by-step, ensuring you have everything you need to whip up our Smoky Portobello Soup. Let’s make mealtime a breeze, friend!

Why You’ll Love This Smoky Portobello Soup Recipe

  • Minimal Effort: Few dishes to wash, make-ahead convenience, and the effortless cooking process all contribute to the minimal effort this recipe requires.
  • Low-Carb: For those watching their carbohydrate intake, this is a perfect meal option
  • Comfort Food: The warm, comforting flavors we all crave after a long day are packed into this gem of a recipe…without any of the guilt.
A Year of Meal Plans on a Budget
Smoky Portobello Soup Plant-Based Whole 30 Freezer Meal Recipe
Earthy umami flavor of mushrooms simmering in rich coconut cream all day, just waiting to tantalize your taste buds while you check off the task lists. This Smoky Portobello Soup is sure to elevate your dinning experience.
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Equipment
  • 1 gallon freezer bag
  • 1 Slow Cooker
Ingredients
  
  • 16 oz Baby Bella mushrooms sliced
  • 2 cup Frozen diced onions
  • 1 tbsp Garlic
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Smoked paprika
Day of Cooking
  • 1/2 cup Coconut cream (from a 13.6 oz can full-fat coconut milk)
  • 4 cups Vegetable broth
Instructions
 
Prep/Freezer Directions
  • Prepare a gallon freezer bag, labeling according to your preferred method.
  • Add all ingredients, except Day of Cooking ingredients, to the freezer bag.
  • Seal bag, removing as much air as possible, and freeze for up to three months.
Slow Cooker | Cooking Directions
  • Dump the contents of the freezer bag, plus 4 cups vegetable broth, into a slow cooker.
  • Cook on high for 3-4 hours.
  • Stir in coconut cream and serve.
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Equipment Needed to Make Plant Based Portobello Soup

  • 1 gallon freezer bag
  • 1 Slow Cooker

Ingredients for your Smoky Portobello Soup Plant-Based Whole 30

  • 16 oz Baby Bella mushrooms, sliced
  • 2 cup Frozen diced onions
  • 1 tbsp Garlic
  • 2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Black pepper
  • 1 tbsp Smoked paprika
  • Day of Cooking
  • 1/2 cup Coconut cream ,(from a 13.6 oz can full-fat coconut milk)
  • 4 cups Vegetable broth

How To Make A Smoky Portobello Soup Plant-Based Whole 30 Freezer Meal Recipe

Prep/Freezer Directions:

  1. Prepare a gallon freezer bag, labeling according to your preferred method.
  2. Add all ingredients, except Day of Cooking ingredients, to the freezer bag.
  3. Seal bag, removing as much air as possible, and freeze for up to three months.

Slow Cooker | Cooking Directions:

  1. Dump the contents of the freezer bag, plus 4 cups vegetable broth, into a slow cooker.
  2. Cook on high for 3-4 hours.
  3. Stir in coconut cream and serve.

What to Pair with Your Whole 30 Portobello Soup

Sides:

  • Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Balsamic Glaze
  • Kale Caesar Salad
  • Cauliflower Rice with Herbs

Desserts:

Mocktails:

Popular Substitutions and Additions

Substitutions:

  • Cashew Cream: Although it doesn’t yield that same yummy coconut flavor, cashew cream is a perfectly acceptable substitute to the coconut cream. 
  • Mushrooms: If you prefer, you can substitute full-size portobello mushrooms for the baby bellas. Just be sure to slice them to be the same size as sliced baby bellas.

Additions:

  • Greens: Stir in kale or baby spinach just before stirring in the coconut cream for added nutrients and color.

How To Reheat & Store Smoky Portobello Soup Plant-Based Whole 30 Freezer Meal Recipe

Best Way To Store Leftover Freezer Meal Portobello Soup Leftover?

The best way to store your leftovers involves a few steps of care. First, allow your leftover soup to cool to room temperature before storing. This will prevent moisture build up which can lead to spoilage. Then, place leftovers in airtight containers. Place containers in the fridge immediately.

How Long Will Smoky Portobello Soup Plant-Based Freezer Meal Last In the Fridge?

When you have properly allowed your leftovers to cool and placed in correct containers, your leftover Portobello soup leftovers will remain fresh in the fridge for three to five days.

Can I Freeze Easy Smoky Portobello Soup Recipe?

We recommend freezing before cooking and eating any leftovers within the recommended time frame. If you choose to freeze leftovers, just beware that the second round isn’t the same in texture or flavor.

To make this recipe as a raw freezer meal, label a gallon freezer bag according to your preferred method, then add all ingredients, except the day of cooking ingredients, into the gallon freezer bag. Remove excess air, seal, and store for up to three months.

How To Reheat Vegan Portobello Soup?

We recommend reheating this recipe on the stovetop. To reheat place desired amount of leftovers in the saucepan over medium heat, stir occasionally to ensure even heating. You may also use the microwave for reheating, make sure to reheat in short bursts of 30-60 seconds and stir between each interval to ensure even heating.

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