Golden Roots & Greens Soup
(This hearty soup is a beautiful golden color, with flecks of green swirled throughout. Delicious and nutritious autumn fare!)
1 large leek or onion
2 big or 4 medium potatoes
2 large carrots
1 medium celeriac, peeled or 2 stalks celery, chopped
About 4 c. chicken or vegetable broth
1 clove garlic, minced
Greens - 1 bunch kale, chard, baby bok choy, spinach, endive, etc.
Salt and pepper
2-3 tbsp. butter
Saute leeks/onions in butter until soft. Add garlic and saute a few minutes more. Add cubed potatoes, carrots, celeriac/celery and broth. Cook until tender. Puree soup. Add washed, finely chopped greens. Cook until greens are tender and bright green. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve with a dollop of yogurt, sour cream, or crème fraiche.