Thursday, October 8, 2009

Beans and Greens Soup

Can't get any healthier than this!!


2T evoo
1 Large onion, chopped (I like leeks if I have them)
2 med cloves garlic, crushed
1 bay leaf
1-2 stalks celery, diced
1-2 med carrots, diced
1 t salt
Black pepper to taste
5 cups water or vegetable stock
2 cups cooked white beans
1/2 lb fresh chopped mixed greens: kale, collards, spinach, arugula
fresh ground nutmeg


In saucepan, add oil and saute the onions and garlic over low heat. When onions are soft, add celery, carrots, salt and pepper. Stir and saute another 5 minutes. Add stock or water and bay leaf. Cover and simmer about 20 min. Add cooked beans and greens. Cover and continue to simmer over very low heat. another 20 min. Garnish with grated nutmeg.

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