Cozy Winter White Bean Soup

Warm up this winter with a hearty soup from "the Yoga Plate" by Tamal & Victoria Dodge.

When it’s cold outside, we turn to soups. A great soup can make you feel just as good as sitting by a wood stove on a wintry day. This Cozy Winter White Bean Soup will warm your heart and nourish your body. It’ll sustain that warmth, too, filling you up and giving you energy to carry you right through the day. It’s full of nutrients and protein. Pair it with some crusty whole-grain bread to make the perfect meal. Try making it for a holiday party — it’s great for large groups.

See also 7 Chakra-balancing Ayurvedic Soup Recipes.


Excerpted from THE YOGA PLATE: Bring Your Practice into the Kitchen with 108 Simple & Nourishing Vegan Recipes, by Tamal and Victoria Dodge. Sounds True, September 2019. Reprinted with permission.

Cook Time
60 min


  • 2 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced (about 1 cup)
  • 2 stalks celery
  • diced 3 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 cans white beans, drained and rinsed
  • 2 medium potatoes, diced (about 2 cups)
  • 2 large carrots, diced
  • 1 Tbsp. finely chopped parsley
  • 1 tsp. Himalayan pink salt
  • 6 cups vegetable broth
  • 1 cup water
  • Salt and pepper to taste



1. In a large soup pot, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add onion, celery, and garlic and cook until the vegetables are tender.

2. Add the beans, potatoes, carrots, parsley, salt, 6 cups of broth, and 1 cup of water. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat, cover, and simmer for about 1 hour. If necessary, add more water and salt and pepper to taste.

3. Store in an airtight container for up to 1 week.