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Friday, January 20, 2012

Super Vegetable Soup

This soup is great for eating during a de-tox week.  When not de-toxing, this soup is also great and hearty with added beans and protein.  This is particular great during cold winter months.

Servings - 8-10
Preparation Time - 45mn

1/2 cup minced onion
2 tbsp minced garlic
2 cups shredded green cabbage
1/2 cup shredded chard or collard greens
1/2 cup green beans
1/2 cup chopped asparagus
1/2 cup chopped red or orange pepper
1/2 cup diced zucchini
3 cups organic vegetable broth
1 can crushed tomatoes (no salt or sugar added)
1 tbsp tomato paste
1/2 tsp basil
1/4 tsp oregano
1/2 tsp cumin (optional)
1/4 tsp chili powder

1. Wipe large saucepan with olive oil or grapeseed oil
2. Saute garlic, onion, and peppers over low heat (approx. 5 mn)
3. Add borth and other veggies (except zucchini)
4. Bring to a boil
5. Add zucchini
6. Lower heat and simmer covered for 15mn.

You can add tobasco or Jamaican Jerk sauce to liven this up.


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