5 from 2 votes
This hearty vegetarian red cabbage quinoa stew is loaded with good for you vegetables that are sauteed with a hefty dose of anti-inflammatory turmeric and then finished with fresh lemon juice. It's zesty, warm, comforting, and delicious!
Red Cabbage Vegetable Quinoa Stew
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
40 mins
Total Time
55 mins

A hearty delicious bowl of goodness. This red cabbage vegetable quinoa stew is sure to be a new family favorite!

Course: Main Course, Soup
Cuisine: American
Servings: 10 servings
Calories: 124 kcal
Author: AbraPappa
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, chopped
  • 2 large carrots, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 2 tsp freshly grated turmeric (or 2 tsp turmeric powder)
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp ground black pepper
  • 1/2 tsp dried oregano
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 1 cup sweet potato, diced (about 1 medium sweet potato)
  • 1/2 small red cabbage, chopped
  • 4 cups vegetable stock
  • 28 oz whole peeled tomato (canned)
  • 2 cups water
  • 3/4 cup quinoa
  • 1 can chickpeas (15 ounce can)
  • 3 cups baby kale
  • fresh lemon juice for serving
  1. In a large soup pot over medium heat saute onion, celery, garlic, and carrot in olive oil for 5 minutes.

  2. Add fresh turmeric (or dried), sea salt, black pepper, oregano, bay leaves, sweet potato, and red cabbage. Saute for 2 minutes.

  3. Add vegetable stock, tomato, and water, stir well. Add quinoa, bring to a boil, reduce heat and simmer for 25 minutes.

  4. Add chickpeas and kale, simmer for 5 more minutes. 

  5. Finish with 2 tbsp of fresh lemon juice. Serve each bowl with additional lemon juice.

Nutrition Facts
Red Cabbage Vegetable Quinoa Stew
Amount Per Serving (1 large bowl)
Calories 124 Calories from Fat 18
% Daily Value*
Fat 2g3%
Sodium 765mg33%
Potassium 536mg15%
Carbohydrates 22g7%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 6945IU139%
Vitamin C 50.6mg61%
Calcium 92mg9%
Iron 2.2mg12%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.