Greens Galore Black Bean Soup (with radish greens and beet greens)

A super delicious super healthy summer fresh soup rich  in antioxidants, iron and protein.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup boiled black beans
  • 1/2 cup radish greens with stems finely chopped
  • 1/2 cup beet greens with stems finely chopped
  • 1 big leaf of ruby chard finely chopped
  • 3/4  cup sorrel leaves finely chopped ( optional)
  • 1 bunch green onions finely chopped ( white bulb and the leafy tails )
  • 2 medium sized green house tomatoes pureed ( use more  if you do not find sorrel leaves)
  • 2 cloves of garlic finely chopped
  • 1 jalepeno finely chopped or 1 tsp. cayenne pepper
  • 1 tbsp. ghee and 1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil for drizzling
  • salt to taste
  • 2 cups of water

Method

  1. Heat the ghee and saute’ all the greens (except sorrel) ,garlic ,jalepeno and onions .
  2. After 4-5 minutes or maybe little longer making sure all the crunchy stems are cooked, add the tomato puree, beans and sorrel leaves.
  3. Let it come to a boil , now add 11/2 cup of water,  salt and let the soup come to a boil and simmer for another 15 – 20 minutes.
  4. Drizzle soup with olive oil and serve with crusty bread.

Enjoy !!!!

P.S. You could make the soup thicker or more watery according to your preference. My son did not want a thick soup that is why this soup is more liquidy.

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