Amy’s Organic Soups including the Tuscan Beans and Rice serve a much-needed vegan consumer need: the need for a healthy and vegan canned soup. Searching for vegan canned soup should not be like the quest for the Holy Grail. If you spend any time reading the labels on your average can of vegetable soup, you may start to wonder if healthy canned soup is a myth. Until you discover the truly vegan and organic soup that is Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice.
Vegan Fast Food
Vegans looking for a quick lunch or soup to accompany dinner will enjoy Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice. The soup is dairy-free, egg-free and meat-free. It is also organic. This tasty and healthy soup takes a mere five to seven minutes to heat up on the stove over medium heat.
Taste and Texture of Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice Soup
The Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice is a hearty soup that makes an ideal lunch. The Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice will satisfy your hunger, without making you feel like you need a nap an hour later.
Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice has a hearty taste. The combination of beans, rice and vegetables is just right. The only ingredient I added was some freshly-ground pepper. This vegan fast food soup is best served with some toasted flat bread or soup crackers.
Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice Ingredients
If you have any allergies or food intolerance’s, you become accustomed to reading labels to make sure they do not contain certain ingredients. Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice is free of a number of different foods and ingredients that can trigger these health issues.
Many of the ingredients in this vegan fast food are also organic:
In addition to water you will find organic brown rice and organic Borlotti beans.
Fat-free and low calories foods in this vegan fast food include organic celery, organic onions, organic carrots and tomato puree.
Even the herbs and spices in this vegan fast food are free of “hidden ingredients.” (Amy’s)
What You Won’t Find in this Vegan Fast Food
Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice does not contain MSG. For migraine sufferers or anyone who has an intolerance for MSG, it can be very difficult to find any canned soups without MSG, especially the typical grocery store.
You also won’t find any gluten ingredients.
This healthy and organic soup does not contain preservatives and no GMOs (genetically modified organisms).
Nutrition of the Vegan Soup
One serving of this vegan food contains 160 calories. There are two servings in the can. There are 25 grams of carbohydrates , and five grams of protein. Vegans will also intake eight percent of the DVA of iron* as well as 40 percent of the DVA of Vitamin A, 15 percent of the DVA of Vitamin C and eight percent of the DVA of calcium.
No Trans Fat
Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice is also free of trans fat. It does contain 4.5 grams of fat per serving, but it is “good” fat. The fat comes from the extra virgin olive oil and the high Oleic safflower oil in the organic soup.
Drawbacks to this Vegan Fast Food
Even with vegan, organic, and otherwise healthy prepared foods, consumers will find a high sodium content. One serving of this vegan soup contains 680 mg of sodium. This is 28 percent of the DVA* (based on the a 2,000 calorie diet). If sodium is a concern, this may not be the soup for you.
The major drawback to buying Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice soup is the price. When it is not on sale, one 14.1 ounce can (standard size) of soup costs between $2.19 and $2.39 depending on the grocery store. This price range is within the suggested retail price set forth by Amy’s ($2.29).
Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice may be found in the health food aisle of your local grocery store. Amy’s Organic Soups Tuscan Beans and Rice may also be found at your local whole foods market or health food store.