Miriam’s Soup

This soup was originally made by my friend Miriam and my daughter loves it! We have recreated a similar version to the original and call it Miriam’s soup. I hope you love it as much as we do!

Serves 4

  • 1/2 leek or onion, chopped
  • 2 stalks celery, sliced
  • 2 carrots, sliced
  • 1 sweet potato, diced
  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, finely chopped or grated
  • 1 Tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 teaspoons fresh rosemary, chopped 1 teaspoon dried
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 3 Tablespoons tamari
  • 1 cup lentils (sorted and rinsed)
  • 7 cups water
  • 2 bay leaves
  • 4 cups of greens, spinach, kale, cabbage, collard greens, Swiss chard (sliced thin)
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  1. Sauté leeks or onion with celery, carrots, sweet potato and ginger in olive oil
  2. Add rosemary, cumin, allspice, pepper, tamari
  3. Next add, lentils and 6 cups of water and by leaves. Bring soup to a boil then reduce and simmer till lentils are tender. About 40 minutes
  4. If needed, add a little more water and salt to desired taste
  5. Add greens of your choice and simmer until wilted. Remove bay leaves and serve
  6. Top with a little parsley

Enjoy this grounding soup in the evening on a cold night, so good for the body, mind and soul!

Love, Michelle

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