Vegan tortilla soup
Everyone loves this spicy vegan tortilla soup! The spicy kick is not overwhelming but gives you a soup full of big flavor for a complete dinner that satisfys.
This spicy vegetarian tortilla soup can be enjoyed with or without a kick. Its up to you!
Making freezer meals frees up your week to spend it with your kids, husband or just cleaning the house. When you fall behind dinner is the last stress you need to add to your day.
By prepping for one hour on the weekends you can skip cooking dinner at home all together and enjoy fresh healthy freezer meals every night of the week.
Having a couple vegetarian dinners on hand is always great to decrease meat intake. But lets be honest if you’re going to eat a vegetarian dinner, its gotta be good!
This spicy vegan tortilla soup is a fresh delicious take on a chicken tortilla soup classic.
Enjoy the black bean tortilla soup or omit your black beans and make it a vegan tortilla soup. Soups tend to customize so well which is one of the reasons I love this dinner so much!
Why you will love this vegan tortilla soup recipe.
- 10 Minutes to Prep
- Super Easy
- Extremely Tasty
- Healthy (Soy Free, Gluten Free, Dairy Free, Preservative Free)
- Family Friendlyspicy
Is this vegan tortilla soup healthy?
Ingredients you will need for this healthy tortilla soup recipe.
- black beans
- diced tomatoes
- broth of preference
- tomato paste
- garlic powder
- yellow onion (chopped)
- diced green chilis
Is this vegan tortilla soup spicy?
How to make this vegan tortilla soup recipe in the slow cooker?
Is this a freezer meal?
Yes. This is an amazing and simple freezer meal you can prep in minutes and enjoy any night of the week. I love freezer meals because they save money, taste amazing and help out on busy nights of the week.
Freezer recipes boost my confidence at home and help me feed my family healthy delicious food.
What kind of broth can I use?
What to serve with this vegan tortilla soup slow cooker recipe?
How to store this vegetable tortilla soup?
Do I need a slow cooker for this recipe?
Can I use an instant pot instead?
*See FAQ’s and specific tips following recipe below. (so you don’t have to scroll for a million years to find the food ).
How do you make this Spicy Vegan Tortilla Soup Recipe?
Spicy Vegetarian Tortilla Soup
- Slow Cooker or Crockpot
- 14.5 oz can black beans
- 14.5 oz can diced tomatoes
- 4 cups broth of preference
- 1 tsp cumin
- 3 oz can tomato paste
- 2 tsp garlic powder
- 1 large yellow onion chopped
- 1/2 tsp pepper
- 1 tsp salt
- 4.5 oz diced green chilies
- Add all ingredients into slow cooker and stir.
- Cook on low 3-4 hours.
- Stir and serve!
- Label Freezer bag with recipe name, cooking from frozen directions and expiration date (todays date plus three months).
- Add all ingredients to labeled gallon freezer bag.
- Store in freezer for up to three months.
Cooking from Frozen Directions:
- Thaw overnight in fridge or in the morning in some warm water (meal may not be 100% thawed but that is ok).
- Add freezer bag contents into slow cooker.
- Cook on low 3-4 hours.
- Stir and serve!
- Optional: Garnish with tortilla chips (of dietary preference), cheese and fresh clantro.
- Make it pretty with a fresh lime wedge on the side!
- If you do not want a spicy soup omit the green chilies. Still delicious just no kick.
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Frequently asked questions
No problem! Just throw the vegan tortilla soup freezer meal in your slow cooker and you’re all set. If it doesn’t fit thaw it for a few minutes in warm water. (You may need to add an extra 30 minutes cook time if completely frozen when cooking).
A vegan diet is one that avoids meat and focuses on a plant based diet. Eating lots of fruits and vegetables are at the focus of many different dietary lifestyles so vegan recipes can be a great way to add more vegetarian dishes to your routine while maintaining flavor and healthy in the kitchen.
Follow the instructions above for an easy vegetarian tortilla soup recipe. Just dump all ingredients together in a slow cooker or crock pot and let dinner cook for you.
A serving size assumes 1 1/2 cup of vegan tortilla soup at 243 kcal per serving.
Vegan tortilla soup calories are very low and sodium intake can be reduced according to dietary preference.
Absolutely. This can easily be a vegan tortilla soup instant pot recipes with some minute time adjustments.
You may have to play around with cook times. If you’re interested in an instant pot cheat sheet for cook times click here!
My kids are not able to handle a-lot of spice so I adjust this recipe if I am serving to kids. If your kids are super sensitive to spice then I would omit the green chilies so the whole family can enjoy together.
Add in 1-2 tbsp tapioca starch mixed with 1-2 tbsp water to make a slurry and then add to the soup and cook on low in slow cooker for an additional 30 minutes to thicken. (you can also use cornstarch or arrowroot powder if that’s what you have on hand)
Freezes well for 3-4 months in the freezer uncooked.
You could sub out black beans for a chick pea tortilla soup, up to you! Throw in whatever extra veggies you have in the fridge or just pop it from freezer to slow cooker. Whatever your habits in the kitchen this recipe will only make life easier for you.
I always prefer to freeze my soup before cooking if possible. This spicy vegetarian tortilla soup will freeze well before or after cooking. Use air tight glass jar or container.
Yes, mason jars are a great way to freeze and store foods. Make sure you leave a little space in the jar empty for the food to expand as it freezes.
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