Super Energy Kale Soup

This quick and easy version of potato kale soup has extra vegetables for more flavor and nutrition and takes little time to prepare.

From WHFoods.com

Prep and Cook Time: Prep and cooking time: 40 minutes

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Ingredients:

  • 1 medium onion, chopped

  • 4 cloves garlic, chopped

  • 5 cups chicken or vegetable broth

  • 1 medium carrot, diced into 1/4-inch cubes (about 1 cup)

  • 1 cup diced celery

  • 2 red potatoes, diced into 1/2-inch cubes

  • 3 cups kale, rinsed, stems removed and chopped very fine

  • 2 tsp dried thyme

  • 2 tsp dried sage

  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions:

 

  1. Chop garlic and onions and let sit for 5 minutes to bring out their hidden health benefits.
  2. Heat 1 TBS broth in a medium soup pot.
  3. Healthy Sauté onion in broth over medium heat for about 5 minutes stirring frequently.
  4. Add garlic and continue to sauté for another minute.
  5. Add broth, carrots, and celery and bring to a boil on high heat.
  6. Once it comes to a boil reduce heat to a simmer and continue to cook for another 5 minutes. Add potatoes and cook until tender, about 15 more minutes.
  7. Add kale and rest of ingredients and cook another 5 minutes. If you want to simmer for a longer time for extra flavor and richness, you may need to add a little more broth.

Serves 4