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Green Soup Recipe

Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time45 mins
Course: Soup
Cuisine: American

Ingredients

  • 4 cloves garlic chopped
  • 1 onion chopped
  • chicken stock beef, vegetable stock or some combination of the three, enough to cover all the vegetables in the pot.
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • vegetables See note below

Instructions

  • Clean and chop all the ingredients you plan to use being careful not to put any ingredients in the pot that are spoiled.
  • Add the garlic and onion too.
  • Add enough stock to cover all the vegetables plus an inch or two more.
  • Bring the stock to a boil and immediately lower the heat and simmer all the vegetables for 35 minutes or until all the vegetables are tender.
  • Use a hand blender to puree the stock and vegetables to a desired consistency.
    You can also use a blender or food processor, just be careful when transferring the hot soup to the processor.
  • Taste and adjust seasoning with salt and pepper.
  • Serve with some crusty French bread.
  • Enjoy!

Notes

Here are some ideas but use "whatever’s on hand" or vegetables you prefer.
  • arugula
  • asparagus
  • broccoli
  • broccoli rabe
  • Brussels sprouts
  • celery
  • cilantro
  • green beans
  • kale
  • leeks
  • lettuce
  • red
  • romaine or green leaf
  • mushrooms
  • parsley
  • peas
  • snow peas
  • spinach
  • sprouts
  • Swiss chard
  • zucchini
I have not tried freezing this soup yet because it gets eaten up so quickly but I’m sure it would freeze fine.