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Golden Soup

74 reviews / 4.6 average

Golden Soup is hee-yahhh.

What absolutely is aureate soup, you ask? Friends, it’s a lifestyle. It’s a like-to-eat-healthy-food, but-like-to-eat-cozy-food-more, and-have-eaten-out-a-lot-lately-so-need-intervention-quickly affectionate of lifestyle. You apperceive the kind. You apperceive if Aureate Soup is appropriate for you. If it fits, you aloof know.

This soup has:

  • turmeric (hence the big, admirable golden-ness)
  • cauliflower
  • cashews
  • garlic / onions
  • olive oil
  • salt
  • squeeze of auto abstract – aloof trust
  • crispy chickpeas and parsley and added olive oil on top

and accordingly it additionally has the ability to:

  • reduce inflammation
  • boost antioxidants
  • make bark happy
  • make belly happy
  • generally be actual healing.

Bonus for the affairs part: it takes about 25 account to make, and it tastes like the best admirable buttery advantage of winter.

If it feels like I’m affairs you something, it’s because I am. I AM AFFAIRS YOU AUREATE SOUP.

How To Accomplish Our Aureate Soup (1 MIN):

Two Bowls of Golden Soup with a spoon.

And those broiled chickpeas on top? I ANTICIPATE YES.

Two bowls of Golden Soup on a dark napkin.

This is a gem of the wintertime.

It is adorable and admirable and acceptable for you all while actuality silky, seductive, and creamy-yumo.

If you try it and adulation it, tag me on Instagram if you accept a additional it afore you alcohol this soup down. Maybe we can bandy aureate soup pics? Shouldn’t be too adamantine – it’s basically my cafeteria every day. Aureate Soup Goddess, that’s who I am.

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Golden Soup in bowls with chickpea topping.

Golden Soup

  • Author: Lindsay
  • Absolute Time: 30 minutes
  • Yield: 6 servings (about 1 1/2 cups each) 1x


Cozy, bright, and healing with power-foods like turmeric, cauliflower, and cashews. Topped with brittle chickpeas. Cool buttery and SO GOOD.


  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • half an onion, chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  • 1 arch of cauliflower, chopped into about 5 cups of chunks or florets
  • 1 cup cashews
  • 1 tablespoon turmeric   see notes
  • 78 cups water
  • 2 teaspoons salt
  • a clasp of lemon juice


  1. Sauté: Calefaction the oil in a abysmal soup pot. Add the onion, garlic, cauliflower, cashews, and turmeric. Sauté for 10 account or until actual fragrant.
  2. Simmer: Add the baptize (I usually alpha with 4 cups) and salt. Simmer until softened.
  3. Blend: Alteration the soup to a blender and alloy into a buttery consistency. It’s best to do this in batches.
  4. Finish: Acknowledgment to the soup pot and add any added baptize (remaining 2-3 cups) if you charge to attenuate it out. Additionally a acceptable time to division with added alkali and a clasp of auto juice. Additionally a acceptable time to top with spiced chickpeas and parsley and olive oil and added alkali and put on your best comfortable sweater and ABATEMENT IN LOVE. ♡


For the Spiced Chickpea Topping: Drain and rinse 2 14-ounce cans chickpeas. Advance them on a baking sheet. Preheat oven to 400. Baptize chickpeas with a blanket of cumin, smoked paprika, turmeric, salt, and/or any added aroma admixture you want. Dribble with olive oil. Activity appropriate on the pan, again buzz for 30-40 account or until semi-crispy.

Turmeric: Turmeric has a able flavor, so if you’ve never approved it afore and you’re not abiding you will like it, I would advance application 1-2 teaspoons to start. If you’re a assured turmeric user, go for the abounding 1 tablespoon!

Blender Stains: Depending on your blender, this soup can leave a stain from the turmeric. If this happens, we acclaim abrogation your blender sitting in a window in the sun for a day or two which will advice get rid of the stains!

Freezer Meal Version

  1. Freeze Together:
    2 tablespoons olive oil
    half an onion, chopped
    2 cloves garlic, chopped
    1 arch of cauliflower, chopped into about 5 cups of chunks or florets
    1 cup cashews
    1 tablespoon turmeric
    2 teaspoons salt
    a clasp of lemon juice
  2. Instant Pot Instructions: Add three cups baptize afore cooking. Aerial burden 10 mins 7 mins accustomed release.
  3. Slow Cooker Instructions: Add three cups baptize afore cooking. Aerial ambience 4 hours.
  4. Final Step: Alloy soup and add baptize to attenuate as needed.
  5. Check out our abounding freezer meal posts with all recipes and instructions here!
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 25 minutes
  • Category: Dinner
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: aureate soup, turmeric soup, advantageous soup, anti-inflammatory recipe

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      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        If they are aloof there for texture, would atom be OK? My bedmate is allergic to cashews.

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          Altie Lepkivker

          Peanuts leave a actual able flavor, the soup will aftereffect like atom and leave that adulate peanut aftereffect (I abstruse the adamantine way, acclimated alloyed basics with a absolute peanut presence).

      2. Pinch of Yum Logo

        Just apprehensive if I could acting almonds for the cashews? My babe has an abhorrence to cashews (and all basics except almonds). Acknowledgment for the recipe. I aloof adulation award recipes like this w/ advantageous capacity and superfoods and still get that abundance aliment feel!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Just came beyond this and it looks so tasty! Do you anticipate cashew adulate would work? I accept a ton I charge to use up!

  1. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Didn’t see Turmeric mentioned in the addendum added than as a aroma for the broiled chickpeas. Is the Turmeric in the soup beginning or dried?

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I’m apprehensive about this too Lindsay! Looks amazing and I’ve a big oul arch of cauliflower in the fridge allurement to be acclimated in article 😂

    2. Pinch of Yum Logo

      there is Tumeric in the soup back you saute the garlic, onion and cashews

    3. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Hi! First, I admire your blog. Second, what are the greens in the soup? Can’t delay to try this one!

  2. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Sounds SO good! Was apprehensive your thoughts on application an captivation blender instead of a standalone blender? I’m afraid that the cashews won’t absolutely blend.. accept you experimented with assimilation the cashews above-mentioned to authoritative the soup? Aloof curious! Can’t delay to try this one, either way!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I anticipate it would assignment alike if the cashews alone partially blended. I fabricated it afresh today and absolutely debated abrogation it partially beefy – I anticipate the arrangement would be a nice way to add array (although I went for the absolutely bland adaptation because I adulation pureed soups). I anticipate assimilation the cashews would absolutely help!

        1. Pinch of Yum Logo

          I asperous chopped cashews above-mentioned to abacus to pot back I additionally accept an captivation blender. Fabricated pureeing a lot easier.

          1. Pinch of Yum Logo

            Hi! Longtime lover of your recipes. I had to use a agglomeration of turmeric, alkali and auto to advance the taste. It was appealing banal afterwards I puréed it in this aliment processor. Any thoughts on area I went wrong?
            Perhaps sauté onion & garlic above-mentioned to abacus cauliflower & cashews? Use veg borsch instead of water? Add some attic milk? Thanks.

          2. Pinch of Yum Logo

            Hi, Sarah! Yep, we’d absolutely acclaim sautéing the onions and garlic to get them nice and fragrant. We anticipate veggie borsch would assignment able-bodied too instead of water. Adulation your ideas!

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          Sarah J Knox

          I’m animated you said this. I was cerebration of application cartilage borsch instead of baptize to add some protein to this soup, but wasn’t abiding how this would taste. I’ve fabricated it as the compound calls for it afore and it was AMAZING

        1. Pinch of Yum Logo

          This is delicious! Thanks. Forgot the auto and condiment at the end but as anon as that was added it came to life. And it was cottony bland alike with aloof a duke blender.

          Quick question… is the calorie calculation with the brittle chickpeas? If not, how abounding added calories is it to add those.

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            Krista @ Compression of Yum

            So animated you enjoyed the soup! The crisis chickpeas are not included in the diet label. We didn’t accommodate them in the adding because the bulk of salt, seasoning, and oil will vary. My Fettle Pal is a abundant online calculator!

    2. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I fabricated this the added night, didn’t absorb the cashews advanced and acclimated an captivation blender and still got a bland and cottony soup! I anticipate back you add the cashews at the alpha they abate up abundant to be attenuated nicely. It was delicious!

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        Lauren B

        Good to know! I fabricated it & did absorb the cashews and it angry out fine, but nice to apperceive that I can skip that added footfall 🙂

        Such a adorable soup — can’t delay to accomplish afresh and again! Back I served it, I alloyed in some disconnected rotisserie craven for added protein.

  3. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Is there a backup for cashews in case of allergies? Are they there to thicken the soup? This looks great!

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Ruth, I bet you could use sunflower seeds or attic seeds! You could additionally use chickpeas instead of putting them on top, aloof alloy them in to get that aforementioned buttery affect as the nuts

    2. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Someone on Instagram appropriate chickpeas! I anticipation that was a abundant idea! I like that the cashews accept advantageous fats in them that accomplish this cool creamy, so if you could alter with addition nut that would be ideal.

    3. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Did you try application the chickpeas instead of cashews? I additionally am cerebration of authoritative this sans cashews and am apprehensive if that formed for you.

    4. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Going to accomplish it tonight with attic milk instead of cashews. I don’t apperceive if that solves the abhorrence issue, but for what it is account anyway….

      1. Pinch of Yum Logo

        Hi there, I was cerebration of authoritative this soup and additionally abacus attic milk. How did castigation about-face out? Any recommendations? Acknowledgment 🙂

    5. Pinch of Yum Logo

      Pine basics (not absolutely a nut) is a acceptable acting for abhorrence concerns. That’s what we do!

  4. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Ooh, what a admirable and decadently advantageous soup! Absolutely will accept two servings–maybe alike three–for a abounding meal!

  5. Pinch of Yum Logo

    what a nice attractive soup! Absolutely new set of flavors for me, at atomic in a soup, so acknowledge you for this recipe!

  6. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Real allocution – I adulation anniversary aliment division but I crave article advantageous in the bosom of all the butter, sugar, and carbs. I’m in acute charge of a advantageous dinner. I’m pinning this for later!

  7. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This is absolutely the soup bomb;) I adulation the simple capacity and how you use cashews. The buttery nuttiness is absolutely admirable for sure. Extenuative this for eventually rather than later:)

  8. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Had a arch of cauliflower after a purpose so I aloof fabricated this for my lunches this week! Abundant use of turmeric!

  9. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I’ve had arctic cauliflower aloof cat-and-mouse for a purpose, and I got SO aflame for this soup back you acquaint the brain-teaser on your insta story!!! Cannot delay to accomplish it!

  10. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I adulation the broiled chickpea abstraction on top. I’m new to the broiled chickpea thing, so I am actual acquisitive to try this recipe! 🙂

  11. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Pressure cookers and vegetable juicing machines are a abundant way to get the apperception and anatomy to get on clue with bistro the appropriate foods and accepting the hormones aback on a absolute PH balance.

  12. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I was apprehensive about your thoughts on abacus quinoa to this? Would that be weird?

    1. Pinch of Yum Logo

      I aloof did and it is awesome. I broiled the already adapted quinoa and added it on top.

  13. Pinch of Yum Logo

    I’m activity to try this because I’m bistro convalescent now. I had weight accident anaplasty aback in Baronial & I’m accomplishing admirable & feel great. So I’m aggravating to acquisition convalescent foods to & not accept to eat the aforementioned things all the time, I’m abiding you apperceive how arid that gets alike w/other foods, so I’mmm absolutely activity to try this & I’ll let you apperceive how I like it. Acknowledge you for administration it.

  14. Pinch of Yum Logo

    Do you anticipate a aliment processor would work? I alone accept a baby nutraninja. Thanks!

  15. Pinch of Yum Logo

    This soup sounds incredible! I can’t delay to try it! I adulation annihilation that has turmeric in it!

    Turmeric fact: to blot its amazing bloom allowances into our anatomy you charge to eat turmeric with atramentous pepper and a advantageous fat. You already accept the advantageous fat from the cashews, cool accessible and appetizing to add in the atramentous pepper. Sounds weird, I know. Aloof capital to share! 🙂

    Beautiful photos, as always! 🙂