Deals

Detoxifying Green Soup Recipe

February 15, 2016

After a winter of hearty comfort foods, a brightly flavored (and colored!) green soup is a nice reminder that spring is on the horizon. Made with four different green veggies and cleansing herbs like coriander and parsley, it really packs in the nutrients, too. Can’t find watercress? Swap in some peppery arugula for added zest.

Detoxifying Green Soup

Yield: 2 servings
Active Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 minutes

Ingredients

1 tablespoon olive oil
2 cloves garlic, sliced
1 (3-inch) piece of ginger, peeled and minced
1/2 teaspoon ground coriander
1/2 teaspoon turmeric
3 tablespoons water
1 zucchini, sliced
Himalayan salt, to taste
2 cups vegetable stock or filtered water
1/2 small head broccoli, broken into florets
1 bunch kale, stems removed 
1 large handful watercress
1 large handful parsley leaves
Juice and zest of 1 lime
Freshly ground black pepper, to taste
Chopped parsley, to garnish

Detoxifying green soup

Instructions

Heat olive oil in a large pot and sauté garlic and ginger until tender. Stir in ground coriander and turmeric and toast 30 seconds. Add 3 tablespoons water and sliced zucchini and cook 1 minute, stirring. Season with a pinch of salt then add stock or water. Let simmer 3 minutes, then add broccoli and kale, and leave to cook 4 minutes.

Remove from heat, then stir in the watercress, parsley, and lime juice. Transfer to a blender and blend until smooth. Check for seasoning.

To serve, garnish with lime zest, black pepper, and chopped parsley.

Photo credit: Paul Delmont

[product sku=”089836185259″]
[product sku=”089836185242″]
[product sku=”671635704078″]
[product sku=”856308000064″]
[product sku=”052603054317-2″]

Share this article

Merce Muse

Thrive Market Food Editor

Download the app for easy shopping on the go

By providing your mobile number, you agree to receive marketing text messages from Thrive Market. Consent not a condition to purchase. Msg & data rates apply. Msg frequency varies. Reply HELP for help and STOP to cancel.


If you are visually-impaired and having difficulty with our website, call us at 1‑855‑997‑2315

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

© Thrive Market 2022 All rights reserved.