Paleo Silverbeet & Basil Soup

SilverbeetSoup This is an earthy tasting soup which gets its creamy texture from the use of zucchini & sweet potato.There is no sugar, grains or dairy in this soup & it’s Whole30 compliant.

Note : If you are a vegetarian, you can substitute vegetable stock for the chicken stock.

 

 

Paleo Silverbeet & Basil Soup
 
A bright green creamy soup packed full of nutrients from the fresh silverbeet and basil.
Paleo Princess:
Cuisine: Modern Australian
Ingredients
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 2 brown onions
  • 300g sweet potatoes cut into cubes
  • 300g zucchini cut into cubes (or thin slices)
  • 2 cups chicken stock
  • 1 Tablespoon fresh thyme leaves
  • 1 teaspoon himalayan salt
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • ½ teaspoon cracked black pepper
  • ½ teaspoon lemon zest
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 firmly packed cups of shredded fresh silverbeet (centre stalk removed before shredding)
  • 1 firmly packed cup (30g) fresh basil leaves
Instructions
  1. Heat olive oil in frypan
  2. Add onions and garlic and stir until onion is translucent
  3. Add zucchini, thyme and sweet potato and stir until zucchini starts to soften
  4. Add chicken stock, salt, cumin & water and stir for two minutes, then reduce heat.
  5. Add spinach & stir until spinach has wilted
  6. Remove from heat.
  7. Place in a large bowl together with the fresh basil leaves and blend with a stick mixer until smooth and creamy (or process in batches in a food processor).
  8. Add cracked pepper and lemon zest – mix until well combined then serve