5 from 1 vote
orzo soup recipe
Orzo Soup Recipe with Kale, White Beans and Pesto {Vegan}
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
30 mins

This eight ingredient vegan orzo soup with kale and white bean topped with with pesto comes together in 30 minutes and is hearty enough for a full meal. Perfect for cooler fall nights. Gluten Free.

Course: Lunch, Soup
Cuisine: American, Healthy, Vegan
Servings: 6
Calories: 252 kcal
Author: Vicky
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 cup diced onion 1 medium onion
  • 2 tablespoons minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • pepper to taste
  • 7 cups vegetable broth
  • 4-6 oz gluten free orzo
  • 1 19 oz can white beans rinsed and drained
  • 1 10 oz bag kale pre cut, thick stems removed
  • 1/4 - 1/2 cup vegan basil pesto
  • optional: lemon zest and slivered basil as a garnish
  1. Heat oil over medium heat in a large pot.
  2. Add onion and saute for a few minutes. Add garlic, saute for additional minute.
  3. Add salt and pepper. Mix.
  4. Add vegetable broth and bring to a boil.
  5. Add orzo bring to a boil again. Reduce heat and simmer. Cook for 5 minutes.
  6. Add white beans, cook for additional 5 minutes.
  7. Add kale and cook until orzo is cooked through. Add vegan basil pesto. Mix.
  8. Optional: serve garnished with lemon zest and fresh slivered basil