Healthy Cleansing Soup
 

Healthy Cleansing Soup

This soup is chock full of hardy root vegetables, nutrient-dense leafy greens, and antioxidant boost from many spices. It has a mild citrus flavor with a little zing from the cayenne pepper.

SERVING SIZE

serves 4

INGREDIENTS

1/4 cup water

1 tablespoon apple cider or red wine vinegar

1 onion, coarsely chopped

4 cloves garlic, minced

¼ teaspoon sea salt

1 bunch carrots, diced

1 small head broccoli, cut into small florets

1 jar (16 ounces) crushed heirloom tomatoes

1 knob (about 1 tablespoon) ginger, peeled and minced

1 teaspoon ground turmeric (optional)

1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper (optional)

1/4 teaspoon cinnamon (optional)

4 cups vegetable broth

1 bunch (2 cups) lacinato kale, destemmed, and coarsely chopped

1 cabbage (about 2 ½ cups) cabbage, coarsley chopped

1 lemon, zested and juiced

 

INSTRUCTIONS

In a large pot, heat the water and vinegar on medium-high heat. Add the onions, garlic and salt, and sauté for 2 minutes, stirring frequently. Add the carrots and broccoli and sauté for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add in the crushed tomatoes, ginger, turmeric, cayenne pepper, cinnamon and vegetable broth. Cook until all the veggies are tender, about 15 to 20 minutes.

Add in the kale, cabbage and lemon (juice and zest) during the last 3 minutes of cooking.

Serve warm.

  PRINT VERSION

vegetable plate

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