This is a nourishing soup to really support your body during seasonal transitions!
INGREDIENTS serves 4 – 6
2 tbps coconut oil
2 yellow onions, chopped
pinch of salt
1 1/4 lb. sweet potatoes, peeled and diced
3 1/2 cups water
1/2 tsp. salt
2 tbsps. chopped fresh sage or thyme leaves or 2 tsp. dried sage or thyme
1 bunch kale, stems removed (save for kale-stem pesto) and chopped
1 bunch swiss chard or spinach, chopped
8 cloves of garlic, peeled
3 cups vegetable broth
olive oil and lemon juice to finish
Heat coconut oil in a medium pot over medium-low heat. Add onions and pinch of salt and stir frequently until the onions are soft and golden brown, about 30 minutes.
While onions are cooking, place sweet potatoes, water, salt, and herb of your choice in a large saucepan and bring to a boil. Lower the heat, cover, and simmer for 10 minutes. After 10 minutes, add the chopped kale and chard, garlic cloves, and vegetable broth. Cover again and simmer for 20 minutes longer. Add the onions to the soup and let cool slightly.
Puree the soup mixture in a blender, return to the pot, and season with salt, pepper and lemon juice to taste. To serve, pour into bowls or mugs and finish with a little drizzle of olive oil.
May your days be truly delicious and satisfying!