Farmers' Market Vegetable Soup

Farmers' Market Vegetable Soup
Nourish your body with this hearty vegetable soup that we made at the Mission Bay Farmers' Market.
 
PREP 20 MIN
READY IN 90 MIN
SERVES 8
FEATURING

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium onion, diced (about 1 cup)
  • 2 medium carrots, diced (about 1 cup)
  • 1 celery rib, diced (about 3/4 cup)
  • 3 medium potatoes (about 3/4 pound), unpeeled and diced
  • 3 cups thinly sliced kale
  • 2 cups of slice, cherry tomatoes
  • 10 cups water
  • ½ cup mince parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • Grate your favorite hard cheese to taste

Preparation

In a large pot, sweat onions for thirty minutes or until they have a gooey texture. Add carrots and celery; cook, stirring occasionally, six minutes. Add potatoes, kale and cook, mixing occasionally, about six minutes. Add tomatoes, water, salt and pepper. Cover and bring to a simmer; adjust heat and simmer gently cook for one hour. Serve with grated cheese and minced parsley, if desired.

*This recipe can be adapted to the farmers' market ingredients of the season.