Super Greens Soup

Packed full of greens and fresh herbs, this soup is a simple way to slip more veg into your day. Feel free to get creative with the ingredients by working with what’s in your fridge – leeks, asparagus, kale, cauliflower, they all work. This is the beauty of the super green soup!



Difficulty

Rating: 2 out of 5.

Keeps for up to 3 days in an airtight container in the fridge / suitable for freezing

Ingredients

Makes 6-8 bowls

  • 2 courgettes, chopped
  • 1 head of broccoli, chopped into florets
  • 4 potatoes, peeled and quartered
  • 250g spinach
  • 1 bunch of spring onions
  • 4 cloves of garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 green chilli, finely chopped
  • 1 tsp olive oil / 25g vegan butter
  • 1 tbs oregano
  • 1 tsp basil
  • Handful of fresh parsley, chopped
  • Bunch of chives, chopped
  • 4 tsp vegetable bullion (made up with 1 litre of boiling water)
  • 2 tbs nutritional yeast flakes
  • 1 tsp chilli powder
  • Salt and pepper to season
  • Watercress to garnish

Method

Heat the oil in a large pot over a medium heat, adding the garlic, spring onions and chilli to sautée for 10 minutes.

Add the remaining veg, stock and spices. Bring the pan to a boil then reduce to the lowest heat. Leave to simmer for 30 minutes.

Blend 3/4 of the soup and return to the pot. If it needs a little more liquid / seasoning, add accordingly.

Garnish with watercress & enjoy



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