spring greens tonic soup

It’s that time of year when the spring greens are at prime pickings, but what the heck do you do with it all? Here is one recipe that i really enjoy with dandelion, nettle and dock, spring tonic soup**! Good and good for you!

2 cups fresh young nettle tops (don’t forget to wear the gloves when handling our stinging sister)

1 cup fresh dock leaves (yellow, wavy)

1/2 cup dandelion leaves

2 cups of water

1 onion minced

olive oil

2 carrots, chopped

4-5 mushrooms, there are a couple of our own homegrown shiitake in there! the rest are mini bellas

6 cups of water + 2 tbls miso (white or brown)

clean and chop the greens, cook in 2 cups of water (use a big pot here). In a separate pan cook onions in olive oil until brown. when greens are cooked add onions, carrots, mushrooms, miso and a pinch of salt. let cook for about 30 min, then enjoy!!

did you try this recipe? let me know how you liked it!

spring tonic soup
spring tonic soup, good and good for you!

** This is a variation on Susun Weed’s Spring Song Soup from the amazing book Healing Wise.

 

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