How to make delicious KALE SOUP.

A delicious vibrant and healthy soup is just 7 ingredients go in to this Kale Soup.

Less than 20 minutes to cook and this is a great way to have an iron boost and get a more kale in your diet.

Think you don’t like a kale? This is soup will change your mind!

An Gluten free and vegetarian and it is just 300 calories for a huge filling portion.

We could all do with a some more greens in our diet, right?

This kale soup is a not only super nutritious but it is smooth, creamy and delicious.

Even family members that a apparently “don’t like kale” loved this soup.

This low in fat soup is a really hearty and filling as the kale is blended with potatoes to bulk it out.

It’s a definitely the kind of soup you need on a cold winter day.

when you are need a vegetable boost.

Even better, is it is quick and simple to make too.

Homemade soup does not have to be a complicated!

Looking for more ways to get a some kale in your diet?

Why not try our Kale Smoothie and Kale Crisps and Kale, Watermelon and Feta Salad?

Why you will love it .

Quick and simple- This kale soup is a so simple to make.

Just dump it all in the pan and let it cook away before a blending.

It only takes a 20 minutes too.

A delicious way to eat kale – Not sure what to do with kale? This is a great place to start and as it’s all blended up so it’s nice and creamy.

Probably the tastiest way to a eat kale.

Healthy – This is a super nutritious but also low in calories and fat.

Filling – When you hear nutritious and low in calories you probably think it won’t be a filling.

But this really is a as it’s packed with potatoes too.

Ingredients needed.

Oil – We used olive oil to cook a everything in.

Onion and celery – This is the base of the soup and gives it a really lovely flavor.

Save yourself some time and use frozen onion as instead.

Potato – This is a what makes the soup really filling.

You can use any type of white potato and which makes it a budget friendly soup.

Garlic – Just a little bit adds a lot of flavor.

Fresh is always best and however you could use frozen garlic of crushed garlic in a tube if you prefer.

Kale – The star of the soup. We used a curly green kale.

Stock – Try to use the best quality of stock you can as you really will be able to taste the difference.

We used a vegetable stock to keep this vegetarian but you could use chicken stock which you have a richer flavor.

Milk – This is makes the soup lovely and creamy.

You could leave it out though if you a prefer.

A full ingredients list with measurements is in the recipe card below.

Salt and Pepper.

Step by step.

One: Heat the oil in a large pan and add the potato, onion, garlic and celery. Saut̩ until softened Рabout a 4 minutes.

Two: Add the kale and stock. Simmer for 15 minutes.

Three: Blend until smooth. Add the milk and salt and pepper and stir in.

Health benefits of kale.

The Kale might just be one of the most nutrient dense foods on the planet .

which is a why it is often referred to as a “super food”.

A member of the cabbage family kale is a calciferous vegetable like cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, collard greens and Brussels sprouts.

There are a many different types of kale.

The leaves can be a green and purple and have either a smooth and curly shape .

we used green curly kale in this recipe .

which is what gives it the vibrant green color.

If you used a mixture of purple and green and you might get more of a brown color.

Kale is a great source of vitamins A, B6, C and K as well as manganese iron and calcium.

Not only is it a nutrient dense but it is low in calories and fat too.

Kale like a other leafy greens such as spinach is very high in antioxidants.

The Antioxidants are a substances that help counteract oxidative damage by free radicals in the body.

Oxidative damage is a believed to be a among the leading drivers of ageing and many diseases, including cancer.

Variations.

This soup is a pretty simple and that’s how we like it.

There is not a whole lot of room to change things around as there are minimal ingredients.

However, you could swap half the kale for spinach.

You could also a serve some grated Parmesan on top and which would add some extra creaminess when stirred in.

You can swap the white potatoes for sweet potatoes but that would really change the color.

What to serve with kale soup.

To give the kale soup is a bit of texture you could serve it with some crunchy croutons on top.

We make our own simple croutons by chopping up some bread in to squares and drizzling over a little olive oil and a sprinkle of garlic granules and dried herbs.

Put them in the oven for about 5 minutes to crisp up.

A Perfect for a adding to soups and salads.

You could keep it is simple and serve the soup with some French bread fresh from the oven.

Garlic bread is also great to dip in it and that is a favorite with our kids.

You can’t beat homemade bread .

so why not serve this kale soup with our Garlic and Rosemary Focaccia simple Bagels and simple White Bread.

Also read : How to make Testy GROUND TURKEY SOUP.

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