Super Greens Soup

Super Greens Soup

  • 2 Tbsp coconut oil
  • 2 Tbsp butter
  • 2 Tbsp water
  • 2 large onions diced
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1 large bunch kale or green chard
  • 12 ounces spinach or baby cooking greens
  • 4 cups vegetable broth
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper (optional)
  • 1 Tbsp lemon juice

 

Remove stems from kale/chard. Coarsely chop the greens.  Carmelize the onions.  Add 2 Tbsp of butter to skillet heated to medium heat.  Cook onions until they begin to brown about 5 minutes.  Reduce heat, add 2 Tbsp water. Cook onions about 20-25 minutes util they are deep carmel color.

Add greens, broth and cayenne to the onions.  Simmer until the greens are tender about 3-5 minutes. Puree the soup in the pot with immersion blender.  Stir in 1 Tbsp of lemon juice.  Add salt and pepper as desired.