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Green Goodness Soup

Green Goodness Soup

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Ingredients:

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 leeks, sliced
  • 6 sprigs thyme
  • 4 bay leaves
  • ½ cup French green lentils
  • 1 bunch Tuscan kale, washed and finely sliced
  • 100g (3.5 ozs)  baby spinach leaves
  • 4 cups water
  • Generous pinch of sea salt and pepper

Goddess Pesto

  • 1 bunch basil, washed and roughly chopped
  • 1 bunch parsley, washed and roughly chopped
  • 1 clove garlic, smashed
  • 60ml (2 fl ozs) cold pressed olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon pumpkin seeds
  • Juice from ½ lemon
  • Sea salt and pepper to taste

Method:

Goddess Pesto

  1. ADD basil, parsley, garlic, olive oil, pumpkin seeds, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, salt and pepper into a high performance blender.
  2. BLEND until desired consistency.
  3. TASTE pesto and add extra lemon juice if needed.
  4. STORE in a glass jar and use as needed.

Soup

  1. SAUTE leek, bay leaves and thyme in the olive oil until softened.
  2. ADD the lentils and 4 cups of water then bring to the boil.
  3. REDUCE the heat and add the kale.
  4. SIMMER for 25 – 30 minutes or until the lentils are tender.
  5. ADD baby spinach and through until wilted.
  6. BEFORE serving, mix through 2 – 3 tablespoons of Goodness Pesto in to the soup.
  7. TASTE and adjust the seasoning to your requirements.

SERVE and enjoy.

Notes and Inspiration:

This soup is delicious served the next day as the wholesome flavours infuse into the broth.

Goddess pesto can be made in advance and use as needed.

*This recipe is sourced from The Healthy Chef

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