Broccoli soup with summer turnip leaves and basil.
Being inspired by the abundance of our farms!
- summer turnip leaves
- basil *
- olive oil
- fenugreek (optional, or add the spices you like)
- salt and pepper to taste
In a big pot, begin by sautéing onions and turnip leaves in olive oil. Add broccoli, basil and spices. After 5-8 minutes of sautéing all ingredients together, add water to cover it about half way (about 1.5-2 cups). Let it simmer for 8-10 min more. When ready, blend everything in a blender to make it into a cream soup.
*note on basil: if you LOVE basil, add a generous portion. Otherwise, just a leaf or two for a touch of flavor. It tastes quite strongly, and may even add some bitter taste. Though we do not have enough bitter taste in a general diet, it is worth developing a relationship with this flavor for a more varied diet.