GOODNESS SOUP OF GREENS
Calmness in a bowl, this easy and satisfying soup has under 10 ingredients and under 20 mins to make.
Benefits: This soup is packed with leafy greens, which provide us with a rich source of fiber, folate, and magnesium. Magnesium is required for over 300 functions in the body and has a calming effect. Fiber not only helps to keep the digestive system running smooth but also acts as fertilizer for our gut bacteria.
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 leeks sliced finely
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1-inch piece of ginger, chopped
100g leafy greens watercress/ Kale/ spinach/ Chard
500ml vegetable stock
In a pot, add 1 tbsp oil and sauté the leek until soft
Add the garlic and ginger, stir for 1 minute.
Add the broccoli and cook for a few minutes until the broccoli is bright green.
Add the leaves and chopped parsley to the stock and simmer on medium heat for 10 mins with lid on.
Blend in a blender until smooth. Pour it back in the pot. Add grated zest and juice of 1 lemon.
Serve immediately with toasted seeds/ halloumi squares, and a drizzle of olive oil.