Gluten-Free Vegan Keto Asparagus Curry Noodle Soup And A Raw Vegan Option

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A bowl of zucchini noodles garnished with peas and asparagus amidst fresh limes and vegetables on a textured surface, alongside vegan coconut cake.

As we settle into mid-April, what better way to enjoy the flowers and spring showers of the season than with this Asparagus Curry Noodle Soup recipe? This spring dish combines the crispness of fresh asparagus with the creamy richness of coconut curry. Whether you're following a keto, dairy free, gluten free, vegan, or raw vegan lifestyle, or simply seeking a delicious spring meal, this soup is the perfect choice.

Spring vegetables like asparagus are packed with nutrient density, loads of essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. Additionally, spring vegetables are at their peak freshness during this time of year, offering superior flavor, texture, and quality compared to out-of-season produce. By choosing seasonal spring vegetables, you not only support local farmers but also promote sustainable agriculture practices in your community.

Many spring vegetables, such as asparagus, artichokes, and leafy greens, possess natural detoxifying properties that support liver function and aid in cleansing the body after the heavier winter months.

These vegetables are low in calories yet high in fiber, making them ideal for weight management, digestive health, and maintaining optimal blood sugar levels. They can be enjoyed using a variety of cooking methods—from raw to steamed, roasted, or sautéed—with endless possibilities.

Embracing seasonal eating allows you to connect with nature's rhythms, fostering a deeper appreciation for the food you eat and its nutritional value.

So let’s make this fabulous Asparagus Soup today and enjoy its nutritional goodness!

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What Is Asparagus Curry Noodle Soup Made Of?

Coconut curry makes a fabulous base for so many meal options. In this recipe, I add vibrant asparagus, low-carb noodle alternatives such as konjac, kelp, or zucchini noodles, and aromatic lemongrass (or Lemongrass Essential Oil) to create a delicious Asparagus Curry Soup.

The crisp and refreshing texture of asparagus complements the hearty noodles, while the lemongrass infuses the broth with its citrusy aroma. Rich and creamy coconut butter adds a luxurious touch to the soup, while kelp flakes contribute essential minerals and a subtle umami flavor. A pinch of sea salt balances the sweetness of the coconut curry, and a dollop of Thai curry paste provides a bold and spicy kick.

Customize This Asparagus Curry Noodle Soup to enjoy over and over again.

1. Protein Additions: Boost the protein content by blending hemp seeds into the broth or topping the soup with sprouted seeds or beans.

2. Vegetable Variations: Experiment with different vegetables such as bell peppers, broccoli florets, spinach, kale, or baby bok choy to add color, flavor, and nutrients.

3. Spices and Seasonings: Customize the flavor by adjusting the amount of curry paste or adding additional spices like ginger, garlic, turmeric, or chili flakes to suit your taste.

4. Creamy Texture: For a creamier texture, blend some coconut cream, cashews, or hemp seeds with the broth mixture before pouring it over the noodles and vegetables. You could even swap half of the water for coconut milk.

5. Toppings: Top it all off with even more nutrients and flavor with garnishes like fresh cilantro, chopped scallions, lime wedges, toasted coconut flakes, or fresh spring onions or herbs.

6. Additional Toppings: Boost the nutritional value by adding toppings such as avocado slices, sprouts, or sesame seeds.

7. Gluten free Noodle Alternatives: Instead of konjac, kelp, or zucchini noodles, you can use other low-carb options like spiralized carrots, cucumber, or spaghetti squash strands.

8. Broth Enhancements: Enhance the flavor of the broth by using vegetable broth, coconut milk, or adding ingredients like lemongrass stalks, fresh ginger slices, or a splash of gluten free tamari sauce.

9. Nutritional Boosters: Incorporate superfoods like spirulina powder, nutritional yeast, hemp seeds, or chia seeds for added nutrients and health benefits. You could even finish with a squirt of lemon juice for added vitamins.

10. Gut Healing: Try adding garlic, ginger, turmeric, and fresh herbs like cilantro, parsley, basil, oregano, and thyme for additional antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory effects.

Enjoy this soup for lunch with a delicious salad like this Sea Veggie Cucumber Salad. Or share this soup with your friends and family with this Gluten Free Chia Crisp and finish off your soup meal with this Dairy Free Lemon Cheese Cake with Chocolate Sauce.

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How Do You Make Asparagus Curry Noodle Soup?

For this recipe, you get to choose your style. If you follow a raw vegan lifestyle, you’ll be finished in less than 15 minutes! For people working on healing their intestinal lining, the steamed version may be the better option.

To create this Asparagus Curry Noodle Soup in its raw form, begin by arranging the crisp asparagus spears and tender noodles in a serving bowl, creating a vibrant display of colors and textures. Then, start blending fragrant lemongrass with water until you reach a velvety smooth consistency, or infuse the liquid blend with the invigorating essence of Lemongrass Essential Oil for an even easier step.

After gently straining out the delicate lemongrass strands, pour the infused liquid back into the blender with coconut butter, kelp flakes, sea salt, and Thai curry paste. With your curry broth ready, pour it over the bowl of asparagus and noodles, immersing them in these delicious flavors.

For those craving softer, steamed vegetables, begin by chopping the asparagus stalks into bite-sized pieces. Together with the noodles, steam these vegetables for 5 minutes, allowing them to gently soften while retaining their vibrant color, nutrients, and tender textures. As the vegetables and noodles undergo their transformation, prepare the aromatic lemongrass infusion by blending it with pure water or infusing it with the zesty essence of lemongrass essential oil.

Once the infusion is perfected, delicately strain out any remnants of lemongrass, then blend the infused broth with the coconut butter, kelp flakes, sea salt, and curry paste in the blender. With the fragrant curry broth ready, ladle it over the bowl of steamed asparagus and noodles, infusing them with warmth and flavor, ready to nourish the body and soul.

A bowl of creamy vegan asparagus soup.

How Do These Ingredients Help With Blood Sugar Balancing And Other Hormones?

This Asparagus Curry Noodle Soup promotes blood sugar balance and supports hormone health. The raw asparagus and noodles, whether konjac, kelp, or zucchini-based, boast low net carbs, aiding in stabilizing blood sugar levels. Lemongrass, known for its medicinal properties, may help regulate blood sugar and contribute to hormonal balance, especially when consumed regularly. Additionally, coconut butter provides healthy fats that assist in hormone production and absorption, while kelp flakes offer minerals crucial for hormone synthesis and metabolic functions. Sea salt, rich in trace minerals, aids in electrolyte balance, essential for hormonal health and blood sugar regulation. Combined, these ingredients form a nutrient-rich broth that nourishes the body, supporting optimal hormone balance and blood sugar management.

Asparagus

Asparagus not only adds vibrant color and fresh flavor to dishes but also offers numerous health benefits. Rich in nutrients and low in calories, asparagus is a powerhouse of essential vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, making it a valuable addition to any diet.

Asparagus is high in folate, a B vitamin essential for cell division and DNA synthesis. Folate plays a role in cardiovascular health by helping to regulate homocysteine levels in the blood, which, when elevated, can increase the risk of heart disease.

Asparagus is a good source of vitamin K, which is important for bone health and blood clotting. Vitamin K aids in the deposition of calcium into bones, contributing to bone density and strength. It is also needed to prevent excessive bleeding by facilitating the clotting process.

Asparagus also contains compounds with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. These compounds, including flavonoids and polyphenols, help reduce inflammation and protect against chronic diseases such as autoimmune disease, heart disease, cancer, and metabolic disorders.

Konjac, Kelp, or Zucchini Noodles

Using noodles made of konjac, kelp, or zucchini not only keeps the net carbs down and your blood sugar balanced but they also offer many minerals essential for overall health. Konjac noodles, also known as shirataki noodles, are made from the konjac plant root, which is rich in glucomannan, a soluble fiber known for its ability to promote satiety and support digestive health. Additionally, konjac noodles are virtually calorie-free and gluten-free, making them suitable for various dietary preferences and restrictions.

Kelp noodles, made from sea kelp, are another nutritious option packed with minerals such as iodine, calcium, and magnesium. Iodine is essential for thyroid function and metabolism regulation, while calcium and magnesium support bone health, muscle function, and nerve transmission. Kelp noodles are low in calories and carbohydrates, making them an excellent choice for those watching their calorie and carbohydrate intake.

Zucchini noodles, or zoodles, are made from spiralized zucchini and offer a lighter alternative to traditional pasta noodles. Rich in vitamins C and K, as well as antioxidants like lutein and zeaxanthin, zucchini noodles provide immune support, promote healthy vision, and help reduce inflammation. Zucchini noodles are low in calories and carbohydrates, making them suitable for ketogenic and low-carb diets.

Lemongrass

Lemongrass has been used as a medicinal herb for centuries, valued for its health benefits and aromatic properties. Rich in essential oils such as citral, geraniol, and limonene, lemongrass offers antibacterial, antifungal, and anti-inflammatory properties that support immune function and detoxification, and combat infections. Additionally, lemongrass is believed to aid digestion and relieve bloating and stomach discomfort.

In traditional medicine, lemongrass has been used to alleviate symptoms of colds, coughs, and fevers, thanks to its natural analgesic and antipyretic properties. The refreshing scent of lemongrass essential oil is also known to uplift mood, reduce stress, and promote relaxation, making it a popular choice for aromatherapy and holistic wellness practices.

Furthermore, lemongrass contains antioxidants such as flavonoids and phenolic compounds, which help neutralize free radicals and reduce oxidative stress in the body.

Coconut Butter

Coconut butter is a great way to add coconut flavor and richness to dishes while providing a host of health benefits. Made from pureed coconut flesh, coconut butter is rich in medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs), which are easily digestible fats that can provide a quick source of energy for the body. Additionally, coconut butter contains lauric acid, a type of saturated fat with antimicrobial and antiviral properties that support immune function and help fight infections.

Kelp Flakes

Kelp flakes are added to boost even more minerals and impart a subtle umami flavor to the dish. Kelp is also mucilaginous, containing soluble fibers that support gut health by promoting the growth of beneficial gut bacteria and aiding in digestion.

Rich in vitamins and minerals such as iodine, calcium, and magnesium, kelp and other sea vegetables are valuable additions to a healthy diet. They offer many health benefits, including thyroid support, bone health, and immune function.

Sea salt heightens the flavor of the dish, while also providing essential minerals. Sea salt offers various health benefits, including electrolyte balance, nerve function, and muscle contraction. Additionally, sea salt supports hydration and promotes proper fluid balance in the body.

You are going to love this nutrient-dense soup. Whether you follow a raw vegan, dairy free, gluten-free vegan, or keto lifestyle, this Asparagus Curry Noodle Soup offers a delicious and satisfying meal option. It's versatile, easy to customize, and packed with flavors and nutrients to nourish your body and still taste delicious. Plus, with the option to enjoy it raw or steamed, you can tailor it to your dietary preferences and health goals. So go ahead, give this flavorful soup a try and experience its nourishing goodness for yourself!

A bowl of creamy asparagus soup garnished with herbs, accompanied by a slice of vegan coconut cake on a tabletop.

Asparagus Curry Noodle Soup

With the arrival of mid-April, there is no better way to savor the bounty of flowers and refreshing spring showers than with this recipe for asparagus curry noodle soup. The creamy richness of coconut curry pairs beautifully with the freshness of fresh asparagus in this springtime recipe. This is a great soup to make for a nice spring lunch, or if you are looking to follow a raw vegan, vegan, dairy-free, or ketogenic diet.
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Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Course Main Course, Soup
Cuisine American, International
Servings 1
Calories 210 kcal

Equipment

  • blender

Ingredients

  • 5 stalks asparagus raw or steamed
  • 1 package konjac kelp, or zucchini noodles (raw or steamed)
  • 1 tablespoon lemongrass dried (*or 2-3 Drops of high quality Lemongrass essential oil)
  • 2 cups water or broth from steaming asparagus
  • 2 tablespoons coconut butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon kelp flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon sea salt whole and unrefined
  • 1/2 teaspoon curry paste

Instructions

  • Chop the asparagus stalks into 1-2” pieces.
  • If steaming, steam the asparagus and noodles for 5 minutes, reserving the steam liquid for broth.
  • Put the noodles and asparagus into a serving bowl.
  • Put the lemongrass and water into a blender and blend well.
  • *If using essential oil, combine the liquid and essential oil and skip step 5.
  • Strain the lemongrass out through a fine mesh strainer or nut milk bag.
  • Pour the liquid back into the blender and add the coconut butter, kelp flakes, sea salt, and curry paste, everything except the asparagus and noodles.
  • Blend until Smooth.
  • Pour over the bowl of asparagus and noodles and enjoy!

Notes

*Garnish with a dollop of coconut cream, sliced green onion, shredded Thai basil, or fresh parsley.

Nutrition

Calories: 210kcalCarbohydrates: 12gProtein: 4gFat: 16gSaturated Fat: 5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.1gSodium: 1206mgPotassium: 217mgFiber: 7gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 999IUVitamin C: 5mgCalcium: 53mgIron: 3mg
Keyword asparagus, asparagus crurry noodle soup, blood sugar balance, food for hormone balance, keto, noodle, plant-based, soup, Vegan, vegan soup
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Where Can You Find This And Other Nutritious And Delicious Recipes Like It?

This recipe is adapted from Dr Ritamarie’s Coconut Curry Soup with Noodles from The Sweet Spot Solution: Recipe Collection. For more recipes like this, …

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